Education Archive

August 22, 2014

 

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Dugger Receives $50,000 For New Community Charter School

The new Dugger-Union Community Schools has received support from the Indiana Rail Road in the form of a pledge of $50,000 in matching funds.

August 21, 2014

 

Cody Cousins, 23, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 21-year-old Purdue University student Andrew Boldt.

Accused Purdue University Shooter Pleads Guilty

Cody Cousins pleaded guilty to the murder of fellow student Andrew Boldt today.

August 21, 2014

 

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Indianapolis Charter Closes Amid ISTEP Cheating Allegations

Flanner House Elementary Charter School in Indianapolis will close, effective September 11, following allegations of cheating on ISTEP+ tests.

August 21, 2014

 

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Indiana High School ACT Scores Increase After Drop Last Year

A new report from ACT says the composite average for Indiana students was 21.9 out of a maximum score of 36 this year.

August 20, 2014

 

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IU Freshman Class Larger, More Diverse And Have Higher GPAs

Indiana University's freshman class is expected to total more than 7,700 students.

August 20, 2014

 

The number of teachers' aides on public school staffs has increased by 130 percent since the year 1970.

Non-Teaching Personnel Now Make Up Half Of District Staffs

Nationwide, the number of non-teaching personnel on school staffs has increased over the last half century, at a faster rate than that of teachers and students.

August 19, 2014

 

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Federal Money Could Help State’s Preschool Initiatives

State superintendent Glenda Ritz says the state intends to apply for a new federal grant to build an infrastructure for preschool programs.

August 18, 2014

 

A turnaround operator has run Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy in Gary since the state intervened in 2012. Many schools in Gary are at risk of this.

IDOE Appoints Staffer To Help Low-Performing Schools In Gary

A member of the Indiana Department of Education staff will work full time with the Gary Community School Corp. this year.

August 15, 2014

 

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IU Officials: Students Won’t Feel Impact Of Budget Cuts

Indiana University officials say students shouldn’t feel the weight of state budget cuts this school year.

August 15, 2014

 

Indiana applied for an extension to its No Child Left Behind waiver at the end of June.

Indiana Continues To Wait As States Get NCLB Extensions

18 of the 31 states that applied for a No Child Left Behind waiver extension received it, but Indiana continues to wait for news on its extension.

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