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[s42] Sen. Leising Congratulates Local Schools on Performance 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. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) made the following statement today praising Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Ripley, Rush and Shelby county schools for earning ‘A’ grades in Indiana’s 2011-2012 school year performance review:

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 31, 2012) — “I’m proud of our many local schools that are setting excellent academic standards for our children, encouraging the highest degree of student learning and growth,” Leising said. “This is a great opportunity to recognize our schools that excel and thank the parents, teachers and staff for making a difference in the lives of our future leaders. Congratulations to the students, too, for a job well done.”

Local ‘A’ schools include:
•    Connersville Middle School
•    Eastview Elementary School
•    Maplewood Elementary School
•    Fayette Central Elementary
•    James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School
•    Westwood Elementary School
•    Kennard Elementary School
•    Batesville High School
•    Batesville Primary School
•    Batesville Middle School
•    Batesville Intermediate School
•    Mays Elementary School
•    Arlington Elementary School
•    Rushville Elementary School West
•    Rushville Consolidated High School
•    Southwestern Elementary School
•    Shelbyville Senior High School
•    Shelbyville Middle School
•    Coulston Elementary School
•    William F. Loper Elementary School
•    St. Louis School
•    St. Joseph School
•    St. Gabriel Parochial School
•    St. Michael School
•    Oldenburg Academy

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 />
Contact Information:
Name: Whitney Moorman
Phone: 317-232-7184
Entry Type:
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Entry Category:
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  • Category:
  • Government
  • Agency Name
    Senate Republican Caucus

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