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July 22, 2015

 

IPS Superintendent Lewis Ferebee will attend a discussion on school discipline at the White House on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. (Photo Credit: Indianapolis Public Schools)

IPS Staff To Attend White House Conference On Discipline

In the past year at IPS, student suspensions, expulsions and arrests have been dramatically cut by at least 40 percent.

July 18, 2015

 

Indiana State Superintendent and gubernatorial candidate Glenda Ritz speaks to the press at the statehouse, following allegations her campaign violated election finance laws. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Ritz Corrects, Resubmits Erroneous Campaign Finance Report

Officials with State Superintendent Glenda Ritz's gubernatorial campaign say they have amended errors in the campaign's initial finance report.

July 13, 2015

 

The number of licenses the state issued to first year teachers in 2013-14 dropped by more than 60 percent from the 2009-10 school year. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Many Blame Low Pay, Discouraging Policy For Teacher Shortage

The number of first-time teaching licenses granted in Indiana has dropped by more than 60 percent in just the last five years.

July 10, 2015

 

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate are in the process of voting on separate rewrites for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. (Photo Credit: Rob Crawley/Flickr)

What’s The Status On No Child Left Behind?

Congress is making moves to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act – here's how talks are progressing, and what changes could mean for schools.

July 1, 2015

 

State Board of Education members Byron Ernest (left) and Eddie Melton listen to presentations during the boardâs July meeting. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Kicks Off Flexibility Discussions for A-F Grades

The State Board of Education began discussing options for giving schools A-F accountability grades for the 2014-15 school year at their meeting Wednesday.

June 29, 2015

 

State Board of Education member Vince Bertram and state superintendent Glenda Ritz listen during the a meeting in June 2015. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

New Legislation Will Keep State Board Busy This Month

The State Board of Education has a ton on its to-do list Wednesday, thanks mostly in part to recently passed legislation.

June 26, 2015

 

Lawmakers passed 25 school-related bills during the 2015 âeducation session.â (Photo Credit: Jimmy Emerson/Flickr)

Check Out The Education Laws That Go Into Effect July 1

The Indiana General Assembly passed 259 laws this year, allowing discussions about changing ISTEP+ and the structure of the State Board of Education.

June 25, 2015

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (Photo Credit: Emporia State University/Flickr)

Indiana Waiting On Three-Year NCLB Waiver Extension

Indiana awaits a decision from the federal Department of Education on whether or not to renew the state's No Child Left Behind waiver for another three years.

June 16, 2015

 

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See How Your School District Fares For State Funding

See how your school district compares to others across the state with CEEP's new tool to explain changes to Indiana's school funding formula.

June 15, 2015

 

Sergio Rivas (Flickr)

Career Council Meets To Discuss Core 40 Requirements

The Indiana Career Council met Monday to discuss changes to the state's high school diploma requirements.

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