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April 25, 2014

 

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How New Academic Standards Will Affect The Classroom

A panel of Indiana business and community leaders voted Monday to approve new academic standards to replace the Common Core in Indiana.

April 1, 2014

 

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Critics: New Academic Standards Too Similar To Common Core

Indiana is writing new academic standards after it pulled out of the national standards known as the Common Core.

March 24, 2014

 

A rally supporter holds up stop common core sign at the Indiana Statehouse.

Indiana First State To Back Out Of Common Core

Indiana joined the national initiative to share academic standards in 2010.

March 12, 2014

 

State Board members Cari Whicker, left, and Brad Oliver listen during a presentation on new social studies standards.

State Board Approves Updated Social Studies Standards

The State Board voted 10-1 Wednesday to approve updated social studies standards after a year-long review process.

March 12, 2014

 

State Board of Education member Andrea Neal, center, helps her students prepare for the state's 'We the People' competition. Neal, who teaches middle school history, says she's not satisfied with proposed social studies standards.

Five Things To Know About Proposed Social Studies Standards

Lost in the furor over Common Core has been the routine review of Indiana’s social studies standards, which are up for a vote Wednesday.

February 7, 2014

 

State Board of Education members Gordon Hendry, left, Brad Oliver, David Freitas and Andrea Neal listen during the February meeting.

New Academic Standards To Go Before State Board This Spring

The goal is to approve new standards by summer, time many teachers use to plan lessons and seek professional development.

May 24, 2013

 

A rally supporter holds up stop common core sign at the Indiana Statehouse.

Why Feds Aren’t Likely To Nix Indiana’s Common Core ‘Pause’

The Indiana General Assembly crafted a new law halting the rollout of nationally-crafted academic standards with the No Child Left Behind act in mind.

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