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September 19, 2014

 

Roosevelt Career & Technical Academy in Gary has been run by turnaround operator EdisonLearning, Inc. since 2012.

Turnaround Officials: Defining Partner Roles Key To Success

State Board of Education members met with school officials and turnaround operators in Gary to discuss improvement efforts at Roosevelt High School.

September 18, 2014

 

Wide variation in state academic standards makes comparison across the country - as well as internationally - difficult, according to new research.

Individual State Standards Don’t Bode Well For U.S.

New research finds that what’s considered “proficiency” in certain subjects varies widely across states, and between the U.S. as a whole and its neighbors.

September 17, 2014

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will offer flexibility to states in deciding whether to tie student test scores to teacher evaluations next year.

Indiana Undecided On Linking Test Scores, Accountability

Some states with waivers from the federal No Child Left Behind law plan put off using test scores in their teacher evaluations, but Indiana is still deciding.

September 3, 2014

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz voted to remove the

Controversial Teacher License Requirements Will Move Forward

The State Board of Education voted Wednesday in favor of REPA III, a controversial set of teacher license requirements.

September 3, 2014

 

A new national report places Indiana among the states considered the least prepared in the event of an emergency.

Hoosier Schools Could Plan Better For Emergencies

Indiana ranks among the bottom third of states when it comes to preparedness for natural disasters and other emergencies.

August 26, 2014

 

A new recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests middle and high schools delay the start of their day so students get the right amount of sleep.

Doctors: Let Students Sleep To See Better Performance

A group of doctors now recommends that middle and high schools delay start times to help students perform better in class.

August 25, 2014

 

Two more mayor's charters in Indianapolis will close after the end of this school year

Why Are So Many Charter Schools Closing?

Two more charter schools in Indianapolis have decided to give up their charters after the current school year ends, continuing what seems to be a recent trend.

August 22, 2014

 

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Dugger Receives $50,000 For New Community Charter School

The new Dugger-Union Community Schools has received support from the Indiana Rail Road in the form of a pledge of $50,000 in matching funds.

August 18, 2014

 

A turnaround operator has run Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy in Gary since the state intervened in 2012. Many schools in Gary are at risk of this.

IDOE Appoints Staffer To Help Low-Performing Schools In Gary

A member of the Indiana Department of Education staff will work full time with the Gary Community School Corp. this year.

August 15, 2014

 

Indiana applied for an extension to its No Child Left Behind waiver at the end of June.

Indiana Continues To Wait As States Get NCLB Extensions

18 of the 31 states that applied for a No Child Left Behind waiver extension received it, but Indiana continues to wait for news on its extension.

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