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Ind. Eyes First School Takeover

By The Associated Press — August 29, 2011 1 min read
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Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett last week recommended the state’s first takeover of a troubled public school, targeting a high school in Gary. A 1999 law allows the state to intervene if a school has not improved its test scores after five years on probation.

A version of this article appeared in the August 31, 2011 edition of Education Week as Ind. Eyes First School Takeover

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