Lawmakers and educators are divided about whether Indiana should mandate kindergarten for all students.
Schools can face a series of indirect sanctions if enough parents decide to opt their students out of the annual ISTEP+ test.
Mayor Greg Goodnight explains why he doesn't think changes to the school funding formula will benefit Kokomo schools.
Democrats voted against the budget, saying changes to the state's education funding formula will hurt many public schools.
The number of Indiana students receiving vouchers increased by almost half during the 2014-2015 school year.
Those proposed changes included a major alteration to the school funding formula.
A bill allowing the IDOE to shorten this year's ISTEP+ moved swiftly through the General Assembly and now waits for the governor's signature.
The state is partnering with Gallup to create a survey tool to poll recent graduates about how their college experience prepared them for the workforce.
This week education dominated much of the time at the legislature as a series of controversial issues were discussed.
The Class120 app uses GPS track college students and notify their parents if they aren't in class.