Some of the bills making their way through the Indiana General Assembly are drawing concerns from Eastern Pulaski School Superintendent Dan Foster.
During his legislative update to the school board Monday, Foster said the state’s proposed budget would increase what the school corporation gets for each student, but not enough to keep up with costs.
Oregon-Davis school administrators are planning their response to the latest round of school letter grades. O-D Elementary School got an A for the 2017-2018 school year. The junior/senior high school and the corporation as a whole received C’s.
Three local schools saw their letter grades decline in the latest round of School Accountability Grades. Knox Middle School and West Central Elementary School both got a D for the 2017-2018 school year, down from a C the year before. North Judson-San Pierre Elementary dropped from a B to a C.
The Indiana State Board of Education will publicly release the 2017-2018 School Accountability Grades next week. West Central School Superintendent Don Street said that information will allow school officials to complete certain paperwork for teachers. “Once those letter grades are released, then we’re able to complete teacher’s financial contracts for this year,” he says. “All evaluations are based on the school’s letter grades.”
School officials will have a chance to contest their A-F accountability grades this year, following a decision made by the Indiana State Board of Education. When board members met this month, they approved procedures that will allow Indiana schools to appeal their upcoming A-F grade. Continue reading →
Three local elementary schools saw their letter grades decline in the latest round of School Accountability Grades. Oregon-Davis, Eastern Pulaski, and West Central elementary schools all got a C for the 2016-2017 school year, down from a B the year before. Culver Community Middle/High School also went from a B to a C.