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.
More students are passing statewide ISTEP+ exams — but education policy analysts say the gains may not last if Indiana switches to a new test.
As a state panel reviews Indiana's academic standards, it must make sure the standards meet federal definition of “college- and career-ready.”
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.
A group of Indiana lawmakers meet today to discuss how the State will test students in the future.
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.
Only a third of Americans have heard of the new set of academic standards known as the Common Core.
Opponents say a copyright means the state can't substantially change its nationally-crafted academic standards. Its supporters say that's not exactly so.
State lawmakers must make a recommendation on what standards Indiana should adopt next before Nov. 1.
He says his office has sent a letter seeking to withdraw August 12.