Sen. Mark Stoops, D-Bloomington, wants the legislature to work on crafting protections for schools based on what are predicted to be low ISTEP+ scores.
As Indiana modifies its high school diplomas, guidance counselors will bear the brunt of the pressure to make changes work.
The state wants to add more math credits to new diploma requirements currently being worked on.
Arlington Community High School is a “top concern” of the Indiana Department of Education due to its ongoing turbulent atmosphere.
The State Board of Education approved a score adjustment system for students who took more rigorous versions of the 2015 ISTEP+ test.
Voters bucked recent trends by approving most of the seven school-related ballot measures proposed this election cycle.
One State Board of Education member says proposed changes to Indiana's high school diploma options need a few tweaks before the board can approve them.
The State Board of Education continues its work with high school diplomas and 2015 ISTEP+ results at the Statehouse Wednesday.
The IPS Board approved a framework last week that starts the district's reinvention from a traditional school corporation into a network of autonomous schools.
Indiana students scored the same or better than the national average in all four categories of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP.