Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, wants the best standards in the U.S. for Indiana schools. But other lawmakers aren't sure that language belongs in code.
Indiana schools that have cancelled class because of winter weather will be permitted to make up that time by adding hours to the school day.
Math and English language arts experts are meeting in Indianapolis this week to hash out the details of Indiana’s next academic standards.
Gov. Mike Pence made a rare appearance at a state legislative committee hearing Wednesday to testify in favor of a preschool pilot program.
The goal is to approve new standards by summer, time many teachers use to plan lessons and seek professional development.
A proposal to let voucher-accepting private schools opt out of the state's ISTEP+ test fizzled in committee Wednesday.
A panel of lawmakers is considering a proposal that would bar Indiana from returning to the nationally-crafted academic standards known as the Common Core.
Voucher proponents say Indiana's maximum award amount is too low to continue attracting new students at the current pace.
A panel of state lawmakers will hear a bill Wednesday that would require Indiana to exit the Common Core initiative and write its own expectations for students.
D or F rated private schools had, on average, twice as many voucher-recipient students as the A schools.