Education Archive

July 22, 2014

 

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Report: More Children Living In Concentrated Poverty Areas

More than one in ten children in Indiana live in high-poverty areas.

July 21, 2014

 

IUB

IU Student Loan Debt Decreases

Student borrowing is down 11 percent across Indiana University’s seven campuses amounting to more than $30 million.

July 21, 2014

 

Indiana is one of fifteen states that met requirements for the national special education framework this year.

Indiana Special Education On Track With National Framework

Indiana is one of the few states hitting the mark for national special education framework, which looks at compliance as well as student performance.

July 18, 2014

 

Arlington High School, a takeover within the Indianapolis Public School system, will remain open through the 2014-15 school year.

Arlington High School Will Stay Open, Operated By EdPower

One of Indianapolis Public Schools' takeover schools will remain open and under operation by non-profit EdPower, with assistance from the district.

July 18, 2014

 

Community members pack the gym at Lincoln School for a public meeting about the school's failing accountability scores.

Future Of Two Evansville Schools Now In Hands Of State Board

Community members from two Evansville schools met with state representatives Thursday to discuss improvement plans after five failing accountability scores.

July 18, 2014

 

Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Names New Chancellor of Columbus, Southeast Regions

Ivy Tech Community College has named Chris Lowery Chancellor of its combined Columbus and Southeast regions.

July 17, 2014

 

An increasing number of teachers is leaving the workforce each year.

Study: Teacher Turnover Is Higher Than Ever

A new report shows that roughly half a million U.S. teachers move or leave the profession each year.

July 17, 2014

 

Indiana University

IU Wraps Up Data Breach Response Effort

An Indiana University spokesman says the response to data breach cost the university $130,000.

July 16, 2014

 

Some Hoosiers question whether the choice of a State Superintendent of Public Instruction should fall to voters or government officials.

Should Indiana’s Superintendent Be Elected Or Appointed?

Recent friction between the State Board of Education and Superintendent Glenda Ritz raises the question: should her position be appointed rather than elected?

July 15, 2014

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz addresses the press outside July's State Board of Education meeting.

Teachers Anxious Over State Board Tension, Lack Of Movement

Infighting between State Board of Education members and Superintendent Glenda Ritz worries many Indiana teachers, who need board guidance on pressing issues.

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