Posts tagged common core

April 21, 2014

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz says Governor Mike Pence's new education agency is to blame for an ongoing dispute between her department and the State Board of Education.

Education Roundtable Approves New Academic Standards

The new academic standards would replace the nationally-crafted standards known as the Common Core.

April 18, 2014

 

Gov. Pence speaks at a podium at a press conference.

Education Roundtable To Vote On Academic Standards Monday

It will be the last chance to change the standards before an up-down vote at the State Board of Education meeting April 28.

April 1, 2014

 

Pence and Rhoads

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 20, 2014

 

In this example from the English language arts test, CoreLink requires students to go back to the text and analyze highlighted examples.

Why Students Should Prepare For Two Rounds Of State Tests

Indiana students will have to take two tests in 2015 because of the ongoing dispute over the Common Core.

February 18, 2014

 

Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, talks with Sen. Tim Skinner, D-Terre Haute, during a summer legislative hearing on the Common Core academic standards.

State Lawmakers Want Common Core Exit In Indiana Code

Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, wants the best standards in the U.S. for Indiana schools. But other lawmakers aren't sure that language belongs in code.

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.

February 3, 2014

 

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

Seeking To Quell Opponents, States Rebrand The Common Core

As other states re-name their Core-aligned guidelines, Indiana's Common Core opponents hope lawmakers will address their concerns with the standards.

January 29, 2014

 

man at common core rally

Lawmakers Renew Standards Debate, Consider Common Core Exit

A panel of state lawmakers will hear a bill Wednesday that would require Indiana to exit the Common Core initiative and write its own expectations for students.

January 17, 2014

 

Rep. Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, left, and Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, say statehouse Republicans will send a letter to the State Board of Education recommending Indiana write its own expectations for students.

GOP Leaders Support Indiana-Specific Education Standards

Expect Republican state lawmakers to tell Indiana education officials they too support a move away from Common Core.

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