Education Archive

April 10, 2014

 

Dugger Elementary

Charter School Board Considering Dugger Schools’ Application

Residents of Dugger, Ind., are trying to keep the schools in their tiny town open.

April 10, 2014

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and her A-F accountability panel co-chair, Steve Yager, prepare for the group's second meeting.

Ritz And State Board Want To Overhaul Teacher Evaluation Law

State Board members say Indiana’s teacher evaluation law needs an overhaul after data released this week shows the most educators were above average.

April 9, 2014

 

fairview student reading

Fairview Elementary Gets Reading Tutors To Improve Scores

Indiana University students are volunteering to help Fairview Elementary students with their reading.

April 9, 2014

 

corelinks

Students Will Not Take Two Standardized Tests Next Month

The State Board of Education agreed Wednesday to drop a plan to administer a second test next month after schools give ISTEP+.

April 8, 2014

 

blocks

FSSA Announces $23 Million More For Daycare Voucher Program

The FSSA announced Monday more money will be available to low income families in Indiana who use a federal voucher program to pay for daycare.

April 8, 2014

 

Tony Bennett

Ethics Hearing For Former Superintendent Bennett Postponed

The Indiana Inspector General continues to investigate an ethics complaint against former state superintendent Tony Bennett.

April 7, 2014

 

lacrosse

College Spending On Athletics Rises Faster Than On Academics

A report released today indicates athletic funding at public institutions is increasing 25 times faster than academic funding.

April 7, 2014

 

teacher evaluation

Five Takeaways From The 2013 Educator Effectiveness Ratings

The vast majority of Indiana educators received 'effective' or 'highly effective' ratings during the first year of state-mandated teacher evaluations.

April 4, 2014

 

student in ged class

Adult Education Centers Now Administering New, Harder Exam

A new high school equivalency exam has replaced the GED in Indiana — and some students say it's harder to pass.

April 3, 2014

 

ballot

Nine School Districts Will Pursue Referenda In May Election

Nine Indiana school districts will ask for 10 tax levy increases on the May ballot.

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