House Republicans revealed their proposal for the state budget Wednesday, eliminating teacher performance grants based on how students perform on state tests.
The grants went to 284 school districts and charter schools across the state.
The Department of Education fired 34 of 250 employees, a 14 percent staff reduction.
The state’s largest teachers’ union laid out their legislative priorities Wednesday.
Reliable internet access is not just about fun experiences, like a virtual field trip. Online tools are necessary in today’s classrooms.
The HLC passed changes for the credentials high school teachers that teach dual-credit courses that were supposed to go into effect in 2017.
The state uses a formula to decide how much money each school district receives to award bonuses to all teachers rated effective or highly effective.
When the General Assembly convenes for the 2017 legislative session, expanding state-funded pre-K will be a top priority.
Last year, the SBOE voted to change how they awarded A-F grades, after ISTEP+ scores across the state dropped dramatically.
Students at Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame are asking administration to make the schools a sanctuary campus for undocumented students.