State Board OKs School District 'A-F' Grades

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The Indiana State Board of Education has approved the Indiana Department of Education's recommended school corporation grades for the 2017 school year. The board also unanimously approved measures involving a music teacher program at DePauw University, special education regulations, school quality reviews and Alternate Assessment evaluation team membership.

In 2017, 48 schools -- nearly 17 percent of the 289 districts in the state -- received an "A," compared to 23 in 2016. "B" grades totaled 149, down from 175 in 2016. Sixty-three school corporations received a "C" in 2017, compared to 85 in 2016. Six were given a "D" in 2017 and five received a "D" in 2016. Only one district in each of the last two years received an "F." You can connect to more about the totals by clicking here.

You can read additional details about the board approvals in the meeting materials by clicking here.

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