A growing number of high school students in Indiana are graduating without passing the state’s exit exam, according to newly released state data.
When Indiana’s largest charter network collapsed earlier this year after an enrollment scandal that triggered state and federal investigations, the resulting mess left hundreds of students scrambling for transcripts, dozens of teachers unpaid, and $40 million still owed to the state.
Indianapolis Public Schools has granted a local charter network another five years to continue its turnaround efforts at what had been a chronically low-performing elementary school on the far eastside.
The Indiana State Teachers Association wants more money for teachers, no penalties for low ILEARN test scores and dropping the requirement for 15 hours of work experience outside of school.
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