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November 12, 2015

 

State Sen. Mark Stoops, D-Bloomington (Photo Credit: Dan Goldblatt/WFIU News)

State Senator Wants Legislature To Work On ISTEP+ Next Week

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.

November 12, 2015

 

Bluffton High students study in their school library. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

How Will Added High School Credits Affect Counselors?

As Indiana modifies its high school diplomas, guidance counselors will bear the brunt of the pressure to make changes work.

November 10, 2015

 

The addition of math credits is one part of changing graduation requirements from the state. (Photo Credit: Elle Moxley/StateImpact Indiana)

Doing The Math In New High School Diplomas

The state wants to add more math credits to new diploma requirements currently being worked on.

November 5, 2015

 

Arlington High School (Photo Credit: Eric Weddle/WFYI Public Media)

Arlington High School ‘Top Concern’ For Education Department

Arlington Community High School is a “top concern” of the Indiana Department of Education due to its ongoing turbulent atmosphere.

November 4, 2015

 

State Board of Education members Lee Ann Kwiatkowski, Eddie Melton and David Freitas listen during the group's November meeting. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Online ISTEP+ Scores Could See As Much As A Nine-Point Boost

The State Board of Education approved a score adjustment system for students who took more rigorous versions of the 2015 ISTEP+ test.

November 3, 2015

 

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Uncharacteristic For November, Most School Referenda Pass

Voters bucked recent trends by approving most of the seven school-related ballot measures proposed this election cycle.

November 3, 2015

 

State Board of Education member Steve Yager. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Of Education Could Delay Diploma Approval

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.

November 2, 2015

 

Vince Bertram will meet with the rest of his State Board of Education colleagues Wednesday at the Statehouse. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Busy SBOE Schedule Continues With Diploma, ISTEP+ Decisions

The State Board of Education continues its work with high school diplomas and 2015 ISTEP+ results at the Statehouse Wednesday.

November 2, 2015

 

“My IPS” sign hangs in the school board chambers. (Photo Credit: Eric Weddle/WFYI Public Media)

IPS Board Approves Plan To ‘Reinvent’ How Schools Operate

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.

October 29, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Alex McCall/WFIU News)

Indiana Improves Rank On Nation’s Report Card

Indiana students scored the same or better than the national average in all four categories of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP.

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