The Indiana Department of Education announced Monday a new reading test for third graders.
$3.5 billion in education funding is now in jeopardy as the supercommittee's deadline looms — and the cuts could hurt some Indiana districts harder than others.
State Superintendent Tony Bennett says the Department of Labor will seek to reform the way schools are graded on their yearly performance.
Governor Mitch Daniels proposed the idea for the scholarship last year to reward those students who finish up high school early.
The state superintendent said the questions centered around making sure the state, turnaround school operators, schools and community work together.
The School Board approved the plan to file suit by a 4-3 vote.
Committee looks into balance between fiscal responsibility and competitive leadership.
"To date, we have over a hundred who have gone through the process, and we think that number will continue to rise."
Assistant Superintendent Dale Chu says the purpose of all the public meetings around the state is not necessarily to be a forum for debate.
A bill that would expand what is considered a textbook is moving on to the Indiana House.