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Priceless, Amazing & Disappointing: “GOP donor’s school grade changed”

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I’m just going to publish the beginning of the Associated Press’ big story today, AP Exclusive: GOP donor’s school grade changed:

Former Indiana and current Florida schools chief Tony Bennett built his national star by promising to hold “failing” schools accountable. But when it appeared an Indianapolis charter school run by a prominent Republican donor might receive a poor grade, Bennett’s education team frantically overhauled his signature “A-F” school grading system to improve the school’s marks.

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