Posts tagged common core

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

 

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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.

August 5, 2013

 

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Panel Of State Lawmakers To Make Common Core Recommendation

State lawmakers must make a recommendation on what standards Indiana should adopt next before Nov. 1.

July 29, 2013

 

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Pence Signals Intent To Withdraw From PARCC Governing Board

He says his office has sent a letter seeking to withdraw August 12.

June 5, 2013

 

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Michigan Could Provide Template For Leaving The Common Core

After an Indiana bill was passed earlier this year blocking the Common Core, Michigan last week passed a budget that defunded implementation.

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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