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[s45] Sen. Smith Congratulates Area Schools for Earning ‘A’ Grades
Start Date: 10/31/2012Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 10/31/2012End Time: 11:59 PM
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State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) made the following statement today praising area schools for earning ‘A’ grades in Indiana’s 2011-2012 school year performance review:

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 31, 2012) — “Congratulations to those schools in our area that have demonstrated true excellence in the classroom,” Smith said. “I am proud and thankful to have such talented, dedicated educators in our community who are providing our students with strong academic foundations and the tools necessary to succeed down the road.”

The schools include:

•    Anderson Elementary School
•    Deputy Elementary School
•    Jonathan Jennings Elementary School
•    New Washington Elementary School
•    Silver Creek High School

At today’s State Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett announced that more than 61 percent of Indiana’s schools received A or B letter grades for the 2011-2012 school year. Additionally, 207 schools received A’s for the first time. For more information about Indiana’s school accountability system, visit www.doe.in.gov/improvement/accountability/f-accountability.

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Contact Information:
Name: Molly Johnson
Phone: 317-234-9133
Email: mjohnson@iga.in.gov
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