Education Archive

August 7, 2014

 

IDOE Director of Assessment Michelle Walker addressed the State Board of Education Wednesday.

Office of Assessment, Test Provider On The Future of ISTEP+

At Wednesday's State Board of Education meeting, assessment officials discussed how Indiana's state standardized test will change next year.

August 6, 2014

 

State Board of Education members Dan Elsener (left), Cari Whicker and Brad Oliver listen to updates on the state's settlement with CTB/McGraw-Hill.

Testing Company To Pay State $3 Million For 2013 Glitches

Superintendent Glenda Ritz announced Wednesday a $3 million settlement her agency reached with testing vendor CTB/McGraw-Hill.

August 5, 2014

 

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An ISTEP+ Math Lesson With StateImpact

Now that the Indiana Department of Education has released results for the 2014 ISTEP+ test, our StateImpact education team takes a closer look at the numbers.

August 5, 2014

 

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Group Against Sexual Assault Closes Because Of Unpaid Taxes

The Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault has closed due to outstanding taxes owed dating back to 2012.

August 4, 2014

 

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Interactive Map: 2014 ISTEP+ Results By Individual School

Results for the 2014 statewide ISTEP+ test are out . How did your school perform?

August 1, 2014

 

College students attend a lecture. Only three in ten undergraduate students in Indiana finish with a degree in four years.

Campaign To Encourage On-Time Graduation Raises Concern

Indiana's Commission for Higher Ed launched a new campaign this week to help more students graduate on time by encouraging them to take 15 credits per semester.

August 1, 2014

 

Students at a Jump Start program in Seymour work with their teacher on learning the alphabet.

Little People, Big Plans: Pre-K Preparations In Jackson Co.

Since the state Jackson County for its pre-k pilot program, education leaders there have been getting ready for the program’s launch next summer.

July 31, 2014

 

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IU Jumps From 22 To 18 Among Best Public Colleges

Indiana University ranked 18 on the Forbes list of top 25 public colleges. Purdue came in at 25.

July 31, 2014

 

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard unveiled a new plan to reduce crime in the city which includes funding for quality preschool.

Indianapolis Mayor Introduces Plan For Preschool Aid

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard introduced a new five-year preschool program as part of a new plan to curb violence in the city.

July 30, 2014

 

We want to know your thoughts on the new standards and assessments.

How Are You Preparing For New State Standards And Tests?

Our StateImpact Indiana education team is curious to hear how parents, teachers and school administrators are preparing for new standards and assessments.

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