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November 29, 2016

 

Two national consultants recommend a series of quick steps to improve next year’s ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Kate Parker/Flickr)

Schools Could Be Spared From Poor ISTEP Scores For A Second Year

The percentage of students with passing scores on the 2016 ISTEP dipped statewide.

September 21, 2016

 

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Indiana To Receive Funds To Help Low-Income Students Take AP Tests

The U.S. Department of Education announced the grants as part of efforts to boost college readiness.

August 31, 2016

 

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Glenda Ritz Accused Of Improperly Awarding State Contracts

The State Superintendent is accused of awarding a lucrative technology contract without seeking public bids.

August 11, 2016

 

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Education Dept. Seeks $4M In Damages After ISTEP Debacle

State superintendent Glenda Ritz says the state is seeking $4 million in damages from the state’s former testing vendor.

September 16, 2015

 

Arne Duncan is in Indiana today on the Department of Education's annual bus tour.

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan Visits Indiana Wednesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is making a stop at Purdue University in West Lafayette and Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis Wednesday.

January 20, 2015

 

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ISTEP Stress Test Delayed Due To School Feedback

The stress tests have been watched closely since 2013, when 78,000 students taking the ISTEP were disrupted.

July 16, 2014

 

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Education Leaders Launch Campaign To Combat Sexual Abuse

Indiana has the second highest rate of sexual assault among teenage girls in the country. Education leaders are beginning to ask how they can prevent it.

May 1, 2014

 

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IU, Vincennes Named In List Of Sexual Abuse Reviews

Indiana University and Vincennes University are being reviewed for how they handle sexual abuse cases, according to the Department of Education.

February 24, 2014

 

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MCCSC Hosts Public Meeting To Discuss Two Failing Schools

The public will have a chance to comment Tuesday night about plans to improve Fairview and Highland Park Elementary.

January 7, 2014

 

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Schools Don’t Have To Make Up Snow Days

The Department of Education is granting school districts waivers if they canceled school Monday and Tuesday.

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