“We can revise the rule,” Bennett responded.
Over the next week, his top staff worked arduously to get Christel House its “A.” By Sept. 21, Christel House had jumped to a 3.75. Gubera resigned shortly afterward.
He declined comment Monday.
The emails don’t detail what Gubera changed in the school formula or how many schools were affected. Indiana education experts consulted for this article said they weren’t aware the formula had been changed.
Associated Press writer Gary Fineout contributed to this story from Tallahassee, Fla.