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February 25, 2015

 

If enough students opt out of the ISTEP+ test, it can affect school accountability grades, teacher evaluations and teacher pay.

What Happens If Kids Opt Out of ISTEP+?

Schools can face a series of indirect sanctions if enough parents decide to opt their students out of the annual ISTEP+ test.

February 25, 2015

 

Baby feet

Legislators Pushing To Add Baby Boxes At Safe Havens

House Bill 1016 would give parents one last option before abandoning their newborns by placing their baby in a Safe Haven Baby Box.

February 25, 2015

 

State Senators Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, and Tim Skinner, D-Terre Haute, chat during a hearing on the costs Indiana might face in transitioning to Common Core academic standards.

Indiana Senate Passes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The controversial bill limits state and local governments from infringing on Hoosiers’ religious practices.

February 25, 2015

 

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Data Shows Less Children In Poverty Than Officially Reported

A new data snapshot contends that the official measure doesn’t adequately account for the impact of government-sponsored poverty intervention programs.

February 25, 2015

 

Greg Goodnight

Ask The Mayor: Kokomo’s Goodnight On School Funding Formula

Mayor Greg Goodnight explains why he doesn't think changes to the school funding formula will benefit Kokomo schools.

February 24, 2015

 

Indiana vs. Purdue

Big Ten Weighs Freshman Ineligibility Concept

A freshman "readiness year" would arguably place more emphasis on students' academic performance.

February 24, 2015

 

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House Speaker Halts Bill To Create Alternative Energy Fee

The bill would allow utility companies to charge alternative energy users a fee for using the energy grid.

February 24, 2015

 

The gaming bill is up for passage by the House Wednesday.

House Sends Gaming Tax Changes To Study Committee

The House eliminated an amendment to gaming legislation that had asked for controversial changes to the gaming law.

February 24, 2015

 

Cold Temperature

Southern Indiana Experiences Record Cold

Temperatures below zero could continue Thursday and Friday evening.

February 24, 2015

 

Teachers around the state are trying to adjust to new standards and anticipate the unknown assessment students will take this spring.

School Voucher Recipients Increase By Nearly 50% In 2015

The number of Indiana students receiving vouchers increased by almost half during the 2014-2015 school year.

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