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In 2011, Indiana took over five struggling schools. Here’s a timeline of how it went.

Charter Schools USA CEO Jon Hage, second from left, listens to discussion about the charter application for Howe High School on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
Charter Schools USA CEO Jon Hage, second from left, listens to discussion about the charter application for Howe High School on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
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Indiana education officials ended a nine-year school takeover effort last week, voting to return the remaining schools under state control to their local districts.

State takeover at five of the state’s lowest-performing schools was contentious from the start and set off a number of changes in Indiana’s education landscape.

Here’s a quick history of school takeover in Indiana.

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