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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.

August 12, 2014

 

Indiana's state public schools reported more than 9,400 bullying incidents last year.

Indiana Releases First Statewide Report On School Bullying

Indiana has one of the highest rates of bullying incidents in the country - a new Department of Education report recently put a number on that statistic.

August 12, 2014

 

A new charter school in Dugger will now occupy the former Dugger Elementary school building, as well as the Union Junior/Senior High School.

Old Dugger School Buildings To House New Community Charter

Community members in Dugger gained possession of their old public school buildings, which will now house a new charter school for neighborhood kids.

August 11, 2014

 

A turnaround operator has run Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy in Gary since the state intervened in 2012. Is a similar fate in store for other Gary schools?

State Officials To Discuss Future Of Gary School District

State education officials will host a community forum for Gary Community School Corporation families staff tonight to discuss district improvement options.

August 11, 2014

 

Indiana Cyber Charter School offers virtual instruction to students enrolled around the state.

National Education Contractor Sues Indiana Charter School

Indiana Cyber Charter School has been sued by its former management company for non-payment of almost $600,000 in service fees.

August 7, 2014

 

IDOE Director of Assessment Michelle Walker addressed the State Board of Education Wednesday.

Office of Assessment, Test Provider On The Future of ISTEP+

At Wednesday's State Board of Education meeting, assessment officials discussed how Indiana's state standardized test will change next year.

August 6, 2014

 

State Board of Education members Dan Elsener (left), Cari Whicker and Brad Oliver listen to updates on the state's settlement with CTB/McGraw-Hill.

Testing Company To Pay State $3 Million For 2013 Glitches

Superintendent Glenda Ritz announced Wednesday a $3 million settlement her agency reached with testing vendor CTB/McGraw-Hill.

August 5, 2014

 

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An ISTEP+ Math Lesson With StateImpact

Now that the Indiana Department of Education has released results for the 2014 ISTEP+ test, our StateImpact education team takes a closer look at the numbers.

August 4, 2014

 

ISTEP+ results map

Interactive Map: 2014 ISTEP+ Results By Individual School

Results for the 2014 statewide ISTEP+ test are out . How did your school perform?

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