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State accountability rules may force out principals

State accountability rules may force out principals

The Indiana Department of Education has hosted school accountability meetings across the state with leaders of schools that earned a D or an F, and how to meet state and federal guidelines.

February 11, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Choose school wisely, hold schools accountable

Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary, which has 257 students using Choice Scholarship Program vouchers — the highest in the state — is an F school under Indiana's A-F grading system for school accountability.

February 05, 2014 12:05 am
Gary's Ambassador Christian Academy leads the state in vouchers

Gary's Ambassador Christian Academy leads the state in vouchers

Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary leads the state with the highest number of students using vouchers, at 257 vouchers, for the 2013-14 school year.

January 28, 2014 7:23 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Focus more attention on remediation

The latest A-F school accountability grades in Indiana are finally out, accompanied by the customary grumbling or bragging.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

IDOE gives Ambassador Academy an F

GARY | Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary, which has some 370 students, many of whom are using state vouchers, earned an F as its grade for 2013.

December 20, 2013 2:05 pm

Some local parents prefer religious school

Some students are using state vouchers to attend private schools rated the same or worse than their public school counterparts.

August 26, 2013 8:30 pm

Ambassador Christian Academy students to participate in statehouse rally

GARY | Nearly 200 students, teachers and parents from Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary will participate in a rally supporting school vouchers at the Indiana statehouse Monday sponsored by School Choice Indiana.

March 08, 2013 6:00 pm

Governor honors four black leaders with region ties

INDIANAPOLIS | Three Gary residents and a former Chicago Bears linebacker were honored by Gov. Mitch Daniels during the 43nd annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration this week.

July 18, 2012 1:14 pm

Some area schools still spank as discipline

Indiana is one of 20 states where spanking remains an option for student discipline.

January 22, 2012 11:00 pm

IDOE releases final figures on school vouchers

The Indiana Department of Education released final figures Thursday regarding Indiana's new school voucher program, reporting that nearly 4,000 students from low- and moderate-income families have taken advantage of the program.

November 03, 2011 5:30 pm
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