Indiana considers new system for grading schools

A proposed system for rating schools in Indiana is drawing concern from some who say it may not be strict enough. Under the new system, which assumes the state will be granted a waiver from No Child Left Behind requirements, just 16% of schools in the state would have received a D or F rating this year, compared with 21% under the current system. "We need to create a grading scale that reflects reality," state schools chief Tony Bennett said.

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