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Thousands of Indiana Students Move on to Fourth grade Without Reading Skills, Despite State Policy

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at Thousands of Indiana students advanced through elementary school without demonstrating critical reading skills, new data from the Indiana Department of Education shows, as state lawmakers consider requiring more students who struggle with reading to repeat third grade. It’s the state’s policy […]

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Was It Worth It? Evaluating the Impact of Indiana’s Takeover of Gary Schools.

The atmosphere inside the Gary Area Career Center was thick with anticipation that evening.  Nearly 100 residents, parents, and educators filled the room on Oct. 24, eyes fixed on Emergency Manager Mike Raisor of MGT Consulting, the contractor Indiana chose to run Gary’s public school system when the state took it over in 2017.  The […]