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Arlington High Becomes First Takeover School To Go Back To Its District

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Earlier this month, Arlington Community High School officially became the first school under state takeover to return to its home district, Indianapolis Public Schools.

It’s been three years since the State Board of Education took control of the school and hired a charter school company to run it.

The company, Tindley Accelerated Schools, has faced criticism for its hard discipline and high dropout rates -- but changed the school’s culture.

But as Indiana Public Broadcasting's Eric Weddle reports, students are asking whether IPS can maintain the sense of community at the chronically failing school.