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January 30, 2015

 

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Here’s What You Might Have Missed In Indiana News This Week

While the governor's proposed health care expansion got a seal of approval, press organizations criticized his plan to create a state-run news agency.

January 29, 2015

 

 A bill in the House would allow State Board of Education members to elect their own board chair. Current state superintendent Glenda Ritz testified before House Education Committee Thursday against the bill. (Photo Credit: Bill Shaw/WTIU)

Panel Passes Bill To Change Education Board Chair

A bill in the House would allow members on the State Board of Education to elect their own board chair.

January 28, 2015

 

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Report: More Students On Track To Graduate In Four Years

A report released by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education shows students who receive state financial aid are on track to graduate in four years.

January 28, 2015

 

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More Funding Needed For 21st Century Scholars Program

A large increase is anticipated in the number of students taking advantage of the scholarship program over the next two years.

January 27, 2015

 

SBOE member Brad Oliver testified before the House Education Committee Tuesday regarding changes to the responsibilities of the SBOE and IDOE. (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

Revisiting IDOE Duties At The Education Committee Meeting

The House Education Committee met Tuesday to discuss a bill that would shift many duties of the Department of Education over to the State Board of Education.

January 26, 2015

 

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Charter School Performances The Last Three Years

As the funding of charter schools comes up in this legislative session, charter school performance is sure to be at the center of that conversation.

January 23, 2015

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Will More Charter School Funding Prevent Failures?

Some are questioning the academic progress of charter schools after Ball State University said it would close two Indianapolis charters.

January 22, 2015

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Is Second Grade Too Early To Take A State Test?

What do state lawmakers, teachers and other school advocates have to say about moving the IREAD-3 test to second grade?

January 22, 2015

 

Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school proposed for Monroe County, proposes a focus on educating children through a classical education in the liberal arts and sciences.

Charter Schools Closing Due To “Chronic Under-Performance”

Ball State University informed two charter schools Friday that their charters will not be renewed.

January 21, 2015

 

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Amid Overwhelming Demand, State Ponders Growing Pre-K Pilot

Indiana plans to follow students enrolled in the pre-k pilot for the next several years to determine whether those benefits outweigh the cost to the state.

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