State Impact Indiana: More On Averting Takeover
November 5, 2014 — Last year, the school district in Evansville did something unheard of. They had five schools consistently receiving Fs from the state, and some of those schools were performing so poorly that state takeover was in their future. So the superintendent, teachers union, district office and community came up with a plan that is exceeding expectations. StateImpact Indiana’s Claire McInerny went to one of Evansville’s failing schools to discover the district’s secret recipe for turnaround success.