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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.

January 15, 2014

 

State Board of Education member Brad Oliver and state superintendent Glenda Ritz listen during a January 2014 meeting.

Ritz: ‘Indiana Will Be Adopting A New Set Of Standards’

Superintendent Glenda Ritz says the State Board needs to adopt new education standards this spring so tests can be ready for the 2015-16 school year.

January 14, 2014

 

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

Pence Wants Education Standards ‘By Hoosiers, For Hoosiers’

In his State of the State address, Gov. Mike Pence advocated for Indiana to write Common Core-independent standards.

January 13, 2014

 

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

Report: Why Right-Wing Groups Are Pushing To End Common Core

As Indiana's standards debate continues, Politico reports on how national conservative groups see their anti-Common Core push as the start of a bigger debate.

January 10, 2014

 

Andrea Neal says she believes she was appointed to the State Board of Education because of her anti-Common Core stance.

How A Common Core Critic Could Influence State Board Debate

Andrea Neal says she believes she was appointed to the State Board of Education because of her anti-Common Core stance.

December 12, 2013

 

Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett resigned from his post in Florida over allegations of wrongdoing in Indiana.

Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett Has A New Job

Tony Bennett, who resigned as Florida's schools chief over allegations of wrongdoing in Indiana, is working for ACT Inc. on a new Common Core test.

December 6, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks to State Board of Education member Brad Oliver after returning from a recess during which her staff and representatives of the Center for Education and Career Innovation hashed out a motion for the panel to approve a conceptual framework for a new A-F grading system.

Attorney General Says Motion That Caused Ritz Walkout Was OK

Superintendent Glenda Ritz shut down the Nov. 13 State Board meeting over what she called an improper motion. But the Attorney General says the motion is OK.

December 4, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, talks to State Board of Education member B.J. Watts during a strategic planning session on Dec. 3.

If State Exits Common Core, When Will New Standards Be Done?

Legislative leaders want Indiana education officials to write new academic standards independent of the Common Core.

November 18, 2013

 

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.

Republicans Push For Indiana Alternative To Common Core

House Speaker Brian Bosma says the debate about new academic standards has become a 'distraction' and Indiana should leave the Common Core.

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