An end to Indiana's experiment in the takeover of failing schools could happen Wednesday -- again. For the second time, the State Board of Education will vote on the future of four schools, one in Gary and three in Indianapolis.
The graduation rate at Emmerich Manual High School plummeted to 57 percent last year, after a state audit found the school did not have the proper documentation for many of the students designated as leaving to home-school, according to new data obtained by Chalkbeat.
Indianapolis Public Schools Board on Saturday approved plans for three former schools under state intervention, in anticipation Indiana officials will agree next week to return the schools to district control.
Parents and others angrily called out the State Board of Education at its meeting today in Gary. They say despite the states intervention in local schools students face unsafe buildings, leaky roofs and even lack toilet paper at one school.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...