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December 14, 2016

 

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‘ISTEP’ Name May Change, But Test Itself May Not For 2 More Years

Indiana’s leading education lawmakers want to extend Pearson’s testing contract, to avoid rushing into a botched replacement for ISTEP+.

December 13, 2016

 

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2016 A-F Grades Released, Show Fewer As And Fs, More Bs And Cs

Last year, the SBOE voted to change how they awarded A-F grades, after ISTEP+ scores across the state dropped dramatically.

December 13, 2016

 

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Purdue, IU Presidents Discuss Possible IPFW Split

The Purdue Board of Trustees will vote later this week on whether to split Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne into two separate institutions.

December 1, 2016

 

Betsy DeVos of Michigan is Donald Trump's pick for Education Secretary.

Trump’s Pick For Ed Secretary Pushed For School Choice In Indiana

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for education secretary, has overseen large political donations to one Indianapolis-based organization.

November 29, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz is the Democratic candidate for Superintendent for Public Instruction.

ISTEP+ Panel Submits Recommendations For Writing New Test

State superintendent Glenda Ritz was one of two people on the 23-person ISTEP panel who voted against the final recommendation.

November 21, 2016

 

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IPFW Faculty Senate Passes Vote Of No Confidence Against Chancellor

The resolution says Chancellor Carwein is not committed to the university’s mission and strategic plan.

November 15, 2016

 

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Trump Might Consider Tony Bennett, Luke Messer For Edu. Secretary

Indiana’s former schools chief Tony Bennett and U.S. Rep. Luke Messer are two names swirling around Washington, D.C.

November 11, 2016

 

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With A New Superintendent, Which Policies Hang In The Balance?

The unexpected election result came in the middle of huge education policy transitions in the state.

November 7, 2016

 

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$3.5 Million Grant To Support Midwest University Alliance

Participating universities include the University of Michigan, Illinois, Purdue and Toledo.

November 1, 2016

 

Jennifer McCormick is the Republican candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

McCormick Aims To Pull Politics Out Of State Superintendent Job

In the second of a two-part series looking at the candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction, we look at Republican new-comer Jennifer McCormick.

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