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[s41] Sen. Walker 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. Greg Walker (R-Columbus) 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) — “I am grateful to all of our outstanding educators for striving to provide our students with the best possible education,” Walker said. “It is incredibly encouraging to see so many schools from our community receive the highest-caliber designation. Congratulations to the administrators, teachers, staff, parents and students at all of these impressive institutions.”

The schools include:

•    Parkside Elementary School
•    W D Richards Elementary School
•    Lillian Schmitt Elementary School
•    L F Smith Elementary
•    CSA Fodrea Campus
•    Taylorsville Elementary School
•    Central Middle School
•    Whiteland Community High School
•    Clark Pleasant Intermediate School
•    Sawmill Woods Elementary School
•    Whiteland Elementary School
•    Clark Pleasant Middle School
•    Break-O-Day Elementary School
•    Edinburgh Community High School
•    Edinburgh Community Middle School
•    Franklin Community Middle School
•    Greenwood Community High School
•    Greenwood Middle School
•    Westwood Elementary School
•    Southwest Elementary 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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