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November 15, 2013

 

Rep. Justin Moed, D-Indianapolis, rejected a proposal to require the State Board write new academic standards. He was the only Democrat at the final meeting of the legislative panel reviewing Common Core in Indiana.

Legislative Panel Can’t Pass Anti-Common Core Recommendation

The legislative committee reviewing the Common Core academic standards couldn’t muster enough votes Friday to recommend the state write its own expectations.

October 18, 2013

 

Jonathan Baize, an English teacher at Central High School in Louisville, Ky., says having common standards has helped educators collaborate.

Why Common Core Backlash Is Less Prevalent in Kentucky

Indiana lawmakers paused Common Core rollout in the spring. But it's full steam ahead with the new academic standards in neighboring Kentucky.

October 17, 2013

 

Teacher Ryan Davis begins a new unit in his geometry class at Central High School in Louisville, Ky.

Could Kentucky Provide A Template For Assessing Common Core?

Kentucky was the first state in the country to align its test to the Common Core. Education policy watchers say there may be some lessons for Indiana.

September 23, 2013

 

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What This Year’s ISTEP+ Gains Say About Indiana Students

More students are passing statewide ISTEP+ exams — but education policy analysts say the gains may not last if Indiana switches to a new test.

September 11, 2013

 

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Education Officials Unlikely To Return To Previous Standards

As a state panel reviews Indiana's academic standards, it must make sure the standards meet federal definition of “college- and career-ready.”

September 10, 2013

 

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Five Tests That Could Replace The ISTEP+

A panel of state lawmakers will hear testimony Tuesday on what test Indiana students will take next as part of a review of the Common Core academic standards.

September 10, 2013

 

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State Lawmakers Meet Today On Education Testing

A group of Indiana lawmakers meet today to discuss how the State will test students in the future.

August 30, 2013

 

Opponents of the Common Core successfully lobbied state lawmakers to pause implementation of the new standards pending a more formal review.

What Common Core Polls Say About Support For New Standards

A trio of education polls out last week indicate few Americans recognize the Common Core — something supporters say has hurt their cause here in Indiana.

August 21, 2013

 

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Do You Know What The Common Core Is? Most Don’t

Only a third of Americans have heard of the new set of academic standards known as the Common Core.

August 19, 2013

 

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

Could Indiana Customize Its Common Core Academic Standards?

Opponents say a copyright means the state can't substantially change its nationally-crafted academic standards. Its supporters say that's not exactly so.

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