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February 12, 2015

 

Indiana's State Board of Education meets Friday to discuss spring ISTEP+ testing. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Meets Friday To Discuss ISTEP+ Possibilities

The State Board of Education meets Friday following outcry over the length of this spring's ISTEP+ test.

February 12, 2015

 

This is the second time tech troubles have plagued Indiana students during ISTEP+ stress this year. (Photo Credit: WSU Vancouver/Flickr)

More Issues During Second Round of ISTEP+ Stress Tests

A second round of online readiness tests for the spring ISTEP+ exam broke down Thursday morning.

February 11, 2015

 

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IDOE Proposes Resolution To Remove Accountability From ISTEP

The State Board of Education will meet Friday to discuss potential changes for this year's ISTEP+ test.

February 10, 2015

 

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Schools In Limbo With ISTEP+ After Pence’s Executive Order

After Gov. Pence signed an executive order to shorten this year's ISTEP+, schools must wait to administer practice tests or begin preparation for the test.

February 9, 2015

 

Pence signed an executive order shortening the length of this yearâs ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

Pence Signs Executive Order Shortening 2015 ISTEP+

Responding to criticism about the length of this year's ISTEP+, Governor Pence has signed an executive order to shorten the statewide test.

February 9, 2015

 

Emily Springston, Chief Student Welfare and Title IX Officer, speaks at an open forum to explain the details of Indiana University's new sexual misconduct policy.

IU Reviews New Sexual Misconduct Policy

Friday marked the final of seven visits to Indiana University campuses to hold open forums to review the new misconduct policy and Title IX compliance.

February 9, 2015

 

Supporters of State Superintendent Glenda Ritz took to Twitter Sunday night to protest legislation removing her as chair of the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Ritz Supporters Storm Social Media To Protest Board Bills

Ahead of a major House vote regarding State Board of Education leadership, supporters of State Superintendent Glenda Ritz took to social media Sunday night.

February 9, 2015

 

Ivy Tech students Riley Sullivan, left, and Arnold Dorey assemble part of an exterior wall during a class building simulation. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

How One Indiana Program Models Obama’s Skills Training Plan

A community college program in Elkhart County teaches students skills specific to landing a job in the RV industry, thanks to partnerships with local companies.

February 6, 2015

 

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In Indianapolis, Obama Touts Need For Middle-Class Economics

The president said he wants to expand opportunities for middle-class Americans to find high-paying, skills-based employment.

February 6, 2015

 

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Butler University Creates Kassig Scholarship

The $3,000 scholarship will be used to fund students' humanitarian efforts.

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