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StateImpact Indiana: Growth Model

by IPR News

February 16, 2012

The federal No Child Left Behind act is now largely a thing of the past in Indiana.  The Obama administration waived the law’s controversial requirement last week that Indiana schools make “adequate yearly progress” in their test scores.  In its place, state education officials have introduced a new system for giving schools A-to-F ratings, called a “growth model.” But as StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes reports, some question whether the model measures student growth at all.

StateImpact Indiana is a collaboration between NPR and your Indiana Public Broadcasting station.