More than 240 Indiana charter schools and public school districts won state grant money Friday aimed at bolstering school security.
Indiana students will no longer be compared to their peers’ across the state. Under the new model, the state would measure individual students' growth.
Indiana schools will have their state-issued A-F performance ratings by Nov. 22, according to a timeline the Department of Education released this week.
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie says the amendment runs counter to IU’s "deeply held values."
The Indiana Attorney General says Superintendent Glenda Ritz's lawsuit against the State Board of Education is "unauthorized."
At issue is how ten State Board members managed to approve and affix their signatures to a letter without "meeting in secret."
More Indiana students are taking Advanced Placement classes — but fewer are earning the scores they need on exams to get college credit.
Parents who want more options for kids say they support a second charter school in Bloomington. But losing 200 students could cost the local district $1million.
A government report released in 2007 recommended small Indiana school districts consolidate — but in practice, few have done so.
Just two Indiana districts have consolidated in the past year despite a recommendation from the former governor's administration that small schools merge.