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From Indiana Principals
December 21, 2017
A commitment to reading and tracking data helped students at this arts-focused school improve
Burkhart’s ISTEP passing rates jumped 9.4 percentage points.
December 18, 2017
This township principal says leadership and patience are key to moving kids ahead academically
Glenns Valley moved from a C grade in 2016 to an A in 2017.
December 15, 2017
At this Perry Township school, progress isn’t just about testing, it’s ‘the work we do every single day in our classrooms’
Of the Marion County township elementary schools with the highest ISTEP gains, four were from Perry Township.
December 4, 2017
A Perry Township principal led her school to its first A grade 40 years after being a student there
Chalkbeat is talking with principals across the city at schools that made some of the biggest ISTEP gains in 2017.
November 15, 2017
This Franklin Township principal says simple, focused teaching is driving his school’s success on state exams
This year, the school’s scores jumped 8.5 percentage points.
November 3, 2017
This township school had average scores, but a renewed focus on culture and collaborative teaching put it over the top
The school made some of the biggest gains of any township school in 2017.
October 25, 2017
Want to be a good principal? Teach, an innovation school leader says.
Student passing rates on state tests jumped by 7.5 percentage points.
October 16, 2017
This Wayne Township school made big gains on ISTEP, and its principal said teachers sticking around was key.
The school made some of the largest gains of any township school on last year’s ISTEP test.
September 22, 2017
How a new principal led her neighborhood school to the biggest ISTEP gains in Indianapolis Public Schools
Passing rates on the state math and English tests jumped nearly 10 percentage points.
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