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StateImpact Indiana: A-F Ceiling

by Kyle Stokes

August 15, 2013

The controversy swirling around Indiana’s school rating system and ex-schools chief Tony Bennett has largely centered on one Indianapolis charter school.  But the changes Bennett’s staff made to the letter grading formula didn’t only lift Christel House Academy’s grade.  An analysis from StateImpact Indiana shows the change lifted the grades of more than 160 other Indiana schools.  StateImpact’s Kyle Stokes explains how — with the help of the Bloomington blogger who first put the pieces together.