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May 7, 2015

 

Members of the State Board of Education hear public comment at their May meeting. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Approves New A-F System Rules

The State Board of Education approved a final framework for the state's A-F school accountability system Thursday, following more than two years of discussion.

May 5, 2015

 

19 counties in Indiana have switched to centralized vote centers

Trend Continues As 12 Of 17 School Referenda Pass

A majority of school-related ballot measures passed this election cycle, in keeping with what has become a May voting trend since 2008.

May 4, 2015

 

State Board meeting

State Board Could Look Different After May Meeting

The State Board of Education gathers for its monthly meeting beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday in Indianapolis.

April 29, 2015

 

Members of the Indiana House of Representatives met Wednesday to finalize legislation on a number of different issues. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Final Attempts To Clarify State Board Makeup, Duties

Lawmakers finalized changes to the makeup and duties of the State Board of Education as the 2015 legislative session came to a close Wednesday night.

April 21, 2015

 

Eighteen school-related measures will appear on local ballots May 5. (Photo Credit: Jessica Whittle Photography/Flickr)

More School Districts Will Seek Multiple Referenda In May

Thirteen school districts will ask voters to consider funding 18 separate school-related measures on the ballot May 5.

April 20, 2015

 

StateImpact Indiana

What’s Left In The ‘Education Session?’

Issues of testing, school funding and State Board of Education governance remain on the General Assembly's docket.

April 20, 2015

 

Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

New Campaign Aims To Give College Students Intern Experience

The Commission for Higher Education launched "Career Ready Indiana" Monday afternoon.

April 17, 2015

 

A new report finds statistical differences in academic outcomes for Indiana students using school vouchers versus their public school counterparts. (Photo Credit: chancadoodle/Flickr)

Study: No Academic Difference For Voucher Students

A new bipartisan report says there are no academic differences between students using school vouchers and their public school peers.

April 16, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Additional Grants To Fund 600 More On My Way Pre-K Spots

Additional grants provided by a combination of public and private funds will create roughly 600 more spots for the fall state-sponsored pre-k program launch.

April 9, 2015

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz appears at a rally on her behalf at the statehouse in February. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

Bill To Change State Board Chairmanship Still Alive

A measure to change leadership on the State Board of Education now moves to the full House for a vote.

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