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Elle Moxley

Elle Moxley came to WFIU in 2012 from The Examiner, a community newspaper in suburban Kansas City. She previously worked for KBIA-FM in Columbia, Mo.; The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill.; and the Associated Press in London. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri, where she studied multimedia journalism and broadcasting.

Recent Posts by Elle Moxley

April 7, 2014

 

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Five Takeaways From The 2013 Educator Effectiveness Ratings

The vast majority of Indiana educators received 'effective' or 'highly effective' ratings during the first year of state-mandated teacher evaluations.

April 3, 2014

 

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Nine School Districts Will Pursue Referenda In May Election

Nine Indiana school districts will ask for 10 tax levy increases on the May ballot.

April 2, 2014

 

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High-Poverty Public Schools Outperform Charters

One analysis of 2013 ISTEP+ pass rates at high poverty schools shows traditional public school students passing more frequently than their peers at charters.

April 1, 2014

 

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Critics: New Academic Standards Too Similar To Common Core

Indiana is writing new academic standards after it pulled out of the national standards known as the Common Core.

March 26, 2014

 

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Academic Standards Debate Continues Without Common Core

After Indiana became the first state to withdraw from the Common Core, education advocates are waiting to see what standards the state will adopt instead.

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.

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