Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation Monday that removed Indiana from the Common Core but new standards are still not finished.
Indiana joined the national initiative to share academic standards in 2010.
Indiana students will have to take two tests in 2015 because of the ongoing dispute over the Common Core.
The majority of Indiana counties have fewer than 10 high quality preschools. And nine counties don't have any top-rated Paths to Quality providers.
Draft English language arts and math standards are now on track to be approved sometime after the April 21 Education Roundtable meeting.
Funding for Indiana’s newly-minted preschool program will come from existing appropriations and federal funds.
The State Board voted 10-1 Wednesday to approve updated social studies standards after a year-long review process.
State education officials will step up oversight of an underperforming school in Evansville, but the efforts will stop short of state takeover.
Lost in the furor over Common Core has been the routine review of Indiana’s social studies standards, which are up for a vote Wednesday.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce wants to see more rigorous math standards and a recommended reading list added to the proposed expectations for schools.