They focused on four...failing public schools, charter schools, poverty, and teacher tenure. Here's the one about failing schools...
They provide links to prove the facts in each case. You can read the myths and the facts which disprove them at neifpe.blogspot.com/p/myths-about-public-education-in-indiana.htmlMYTH: Public Schools are Failing our children.FACTS:
- National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) test scores are the highest in the history of the Federal tests. On basic NAEP scores, Indiana has outperformed the nation on all 41 NAEP assessments since 1990.
- Indiana Graduation Rates are the highest in history. 85.7% graduated in four years or less in the Class of 2012, up from 84.1%, 81.5%, 77.8%, 76.4%, and 76.1% in the last five graduating classes.
You can also get a pdf version at sites.google.com/site/neifpe/docs/fs/MythsFacts.pdf
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