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Elle Moxley

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March 25, 2014

 

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Teachers Wait On Next Standards As Indiana Exits Common Core

Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation Monday that removed Indiana from the Common Core but new standards are still not finished.

March 24, 2014

 

A rally supporter holds up stop common core sign at the Indiana Statehouse.

Indiana First State To Back Out Of Common Core

Indiana joined the national initiative to share academic standards in 2010.

March 20, 2014

 

In this example from the English language arts test, CoreLink requires students to go back to the text and analyze highlighted examples.

Why Students Should Prepare For Two Rounds Of State Tests

Indiana students will have to take two tests in 2015 because of the ongoing dispute over the Common Core.

March 19, 2014

 

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Map: Which Counties Should Indiana Select For Pre-K Pilot?

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.

March 18, 2014

 

State Board members Brad Oliver, left, Troy Albert and Supt. Glenda Ritz listen to testimony on proposed standards during a public meeting in Sellersburg Feb. 24.

State Education Officials Update Timeline For New Standards

Draft English language arts and math standards are now on track to be approved sometime after the April 21 Education Roundtable meeting.

March 17, 2014

 

Students work on art projects at Busy Bees Academy, a public preschool in Columbus.

Indiana Will Tap Into Existing Funds To Pay For Pre-K Pilot

Funding for Indiana’s newly-minted preschool program will come from existing appropriations and federal funds.

March 12, 2014

 

State Board members Cari Whicker, left, and Brad Oliver listen during a presentation on new social studies standards.

State Board Approves Updated Social Studies Standards

The State Board voted 10-1 Wednesday to approve updated social studies standards after a year-long review process.

March 12, 2014

 

Carrie Hillyard, who leads the turnaround team Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation leaders created to assist five struggling district schools, speaks to State Board of Education members at a public hearing on the future of Glenwood Leadership Academy.

State Board Signs Off On Local Improvement Plan For Glenwood

State education officials will step up oversight of an underperforming school in Evansville, but the efforts will stop short of state takeover.

March 12, 2014

 

State Board of Education member Andrea Neal, center, helps her students prepare for the state's 'We the People' competition. Neal, who teaches middle school history, says she's not satisfied with proposed social studies standards.

Five Things To Know About Proposed Social Studies Standards

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.

March 7, 2014

 

K-12 educators and subject matter experts reviewed the state's academic standards during a two-day workshop in Indianapolis last week.

Indiana Chamber Reviews Proposed Education Standards

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce wants to see more rigorous math standards and a recommended reading list added to the proposed expectations for schools.

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