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July 21, 2014

 

Indiana is one of fifteen states that met requirements for the national special education framework this year.

Indiana Special Education On Track With National Framework

Indiana is one of the few states hitting the mark for national special education framework, which looks at compliance as well as student performance.

July 18, 2014

 

Arlington High School, a takeover within the Indianapolis Public School system, will remain open through the 2014-15 school year.

Arlington High School Will Stay Open, Operated By EdPower

One of Indianapolis Public Schools' takeover schools will remain open and under operation by non-profit EdPower, with assistance from the district.

July 18, 2014

 

Community members pack the gym at Lincoln School for a public meeting about the school's failing accountability scores.

Future Of Two Evansville Schools Now In Hands Of State Board

Community members from two Evansville schools met with state representatives Thursday to discuss improvement plans after five failing accountability scores.

July 17, 2014

 

An increasing number of teachers is leaving the workforce each year.

Study: Teacher Turnover Is Higher Than Ever

A new report shows that roughly half a million U.S. teachers move or leave the profession each year.

July 16, 2014

 

Some Hoosiers question whether the choice of a State Superintendent of Public Instruction should fall to voters or government officials.

Should Indiana’s Superintendent Be Elected Or Appointed?

Recent friction between the State Board of Education and Superintendent Glenda Ritz raises the question: should her position be appointed rather than elected?

July 14, 2014

 

Governor Mike Pence and state superintendent Glenda Ritz co-chaired the Education Roundtable meeting in June.

Online Petition: Governor Pence, Let Ritz Do Her Job

An online petition encouraging Governor Pence and his SBOE appointees to stop interfering with Ritz's job on the board has almost 500 signatures.

July 10, 2014

 

Tony Bennett will pay a $5,000 fine after the Inspector General ruled he did violated one ethics code during his time in office.

State Ethics Commission Accepts Bennett’s Settlement

Former state superintendent Tony Bennett will pay $5,000 for using government resources during his 2012 re-election campaign.

July 9, 2014

 

Marcus Robinson, CEO of Tindley Schools, appeals to the State Board of Education to keep Arlington High School Operational. The board heard Robinson's testimony at Wednesday's meeting.

Takeover School Asks SBOE For Money To Operate

Arlington High School in Indianapolis asked for more funding from the State Board of Education to stay open this school year.

July 7, 2014

 

A settlement regarding Tony Bennett's ethics violation will be released Thursday.

Ex-Superintendent Reaches Settlement In Ethics Complaint

Tony Bennett and Indiana Inspector General David Thomas reached a settlement regarding Bennett's ethics complaint.

July 3, 2014

 

$3 million in grants will help expand technical education program in Indiana.

$3 Million Granted For Technical Career Education Statewide

Gov. Mike Pence announced today $3 million in grants is available for technical education programs around the state.

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