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Indiana A-F grades
rethinking the reprieve
February 18, 2019
Indiana lawmakers take step to eliminate generous ‘growth-only’ grades for all schools, not just those in IPS
Indianapolis Public Schools stands to be one of the districts most affected by the bill if it passes into law.
February 13, 2019
Indiana lawmakers might end the two-tiered system for grading innovation schools
The bill will be considered for a vote on Monday at the earliest.
February 6, 2019
A new plan could drop test scores and graduation rates from Indiana high school grades
Rep. Bob Behning, chairman of the committee, said the bill was intended to give the Indiana State Board of Education more leeway in designing the school rating system.
December 12, 2018
Indiana looks to ditch two A-F grades. Here’s how the feds would measure schools instead
The Indiana Department of Education will ask federal officials to approve an updated school rating system that relies on four categories to meet the requirements of ESSA.
November 16, 2018
Hardly any kids passed ISTEP at one of Indiana’s largest schools. Here’s why it’s not getting an F
Education department officials said the school did not get a grade because it did not test enough students who had been enrolled long enough to have one calculated.
November 15, 2018
Why it’s hard to compare Indianapolis schools under the A-F grading system
Schools with virtually identical results on state tests can receive vastly different letter grades.
the grades are in
November 14, 2018
Search for your Indiana school’s 2018 A-F grades
Indiana schools’ 2018 A-F grades were released Wednesday, and most schools have two grades this year. Find your schools’ A-F grades in our searchable database.
November 14, 2018
Many Indiana schools receive F grades for how they serve students of color and those with disabilities
This year, every school in the state received two A-F grades — state and federal — which the state publicly released Wednesday.
Making the grade
November 8, 2018
How many Indiana schools got As in 2018? Depends if state or feds are doing the grading.
The differences between state and federal ratings were accidentally released early as part of the Indiana State Board of Education’s Wednesday meeting agenda.
August 23, 2018
Indiana schools getting 2 state grades? Too confusing for parents and educators, experts say.
State education leaders asked for input from national experts in March.
March 21, 2018
The Indiana State Board of Education is hitting the brakes on a plan to overhaul A-F school grades
The Indiana State Board of Education is pressing pause on a proposed overhaul of how schools are graded that…
January 16, 2018
Will Indiana go through with a ‘confusing’ plan that could mean every school winds up with two A-F grades?
It's pretty uncommon for states to adopt two accountability systems.
January 10, 2018
State board OKs new A-F grade plan that ‘will affect every school in Indiana’
The rules were approved 7-4.
January 5, 2018
Proposed A-F grading rules would make test scores even more important in Indiana
The changes come as Indiana works to create a plan comply with new federal education law, known as the Every Student Succeeds Act.
September 20, 2017
Indiana has a curious plan to sidestep federal rules — give schools two A-F grades next year.
Grades based on 2017 ISTEP tests that are set to come out next month, which schools have already seen, are not part of this change.
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