Two more public meetings will take place this week regarding proposed changes to the state's A-F grading system. The Indiana State Board of Education is seeking feedback on the student population factors used to determine the ratings. February 24, 2015

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE) staff will host three public hearings regarding proposed changes to A-F Rules. The proposed change in the A-F model would factor the growth of all students into a school's grade. The current model only factors growth if a minimum threshold of students showed high growth at that school. Hearings will be held on the following dates:

February 25, 2015 at 9:00 AM (CST)

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation

Administrative Building, Board Room

951 Walnut Street

Evansville, Indiana, 47713

February 26, 2015, at 9:00 AM

Marion High School, Board Room #4-4

750 West 26th Street

Marion, Indiana, 46953

February 27, 2015, at 9:00 AM

Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room C

302 West Washington Street

Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204

All public comments will be given equal consideration regardless if submitted online or at a public hearing and will be reviewed by SBOE members. Changes to the Proposed Rules may be made as a result of public comment.

Click here to see a copy of the proposed A-F Rule and to submit online public comments.

Source: The Indiana State Board of Education

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