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February 3, 2016

 

(Photo Credit: Alex McCall/WFIU News)

Future of Indiana ‘Takeover’ Schools To Get Public Hearings

All are in the fifth year of turnaround efforts by the State Board of Education and have been run by a charter school company picked by the board since 2012.

February 3, 2016

 

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

ISTEP+ Exam Could Be Dead Under Bill Advancing From House

The bill would create a commission to evaluate Indiana’s system for measuring K-12 performance.

January 26, 2016

 

State Board of Education members Byron Ernest (left) and Eddie Melton listen to presentations during the board’s July meeting. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Releases ‘Hold Harmless’ A-F Grades

Nearly 57 percent of all Indiana schools were given an A and only about nine percent of schools earned a D or F.

January 5, 2016

 

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Legislature Will Expedite Two Education Bills

Legislation introduced Monday says a school may not receive a grade lower than the one it received in the 2013-2014 school year.

December 3, 2015

 

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Preliminary A-F Data Shows Huge Increase In Failing Schools

In preliminary numbers compiled by State Board of Education staff, 17 percent of Indiana’s K-12 schools will be considered failing.

November 24, 2015

 

Indiana will request a five year extension for when high school teachers are required to hold a master's degree and additional college credits so they can teach dual credit courses.

Officials Request Extension For Dual Credit Teachers

Indiana will request a five year extension for when high school teachers are required to hold a master's degree so they can teach dual credit courses.

July 23, 2015

 

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Hoosier Bar Association Holds Back-To-School Donation Drive

Surplus office supplies from Indy businesses are finding a new home in cash-strapped classrooms.

June 29, 2015

 

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Take A Look At 10 Laws That Go Into Effect July 1

State lawmakers tackled everything from gaming to the state budget in the 2015 session. Many of the state's 259 new laws take effect July 1.

June 29, 2015

 

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Purdue To Offer New Degree Based on Skills, Not Credits

The school is the first public school in Indiana to offer a "competency-based" degree.

June 16, 2015

 

Since the university created a minor in unmanned systems in 2011, more than 150 students are have become involved in the program.

ISU Will Launch Degree Program In Drone Technology

A new degree program at Indiana State University will allow students to learn in depth about unmanned systems and their uses in the modern world.

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