Posts tagged Education

May 29, 2013

 

iPad

ISU Study: Tablet Users Learn Just As Well As Print Readers

An Indiana State University study may back technologists' push to get more tablets and e-readers into classrooms.

May 24, 2013

 

A rally supporter holds up stop common core sign at the Indiana Statehouse.

Why Feds Aren’t Likely To Nix Indiana’s Common Core ‘Pause’

The Indiana General Assembly crafted a new law halting the rollout of nationally-crafted academic standards with the No Child Left Behind act in mind.

May 23, 2013

 

ISTEP

Study Committee To Investigate ISTEP Problems

State legislative leaders say they’re looking for answers behind recent problems with ISTEP testing that disrupted the exams of thousands of Hoosier students.

April 27, 2013

 

Statehouse

GOP Praises Passage Of Budget, Democrats Call It Inadequate

The $30 billion budget provides a 5 percent income tax cut and increases funding to roads and education.

April 25, 2013

 

A rally supporter holds up stop common core sign at the Indiana Statehouse.

Deal Reached To Pause Implementation Of Common Core

A bill set to be passed Friday would keep Common Core education standards from being put into place until they can be reviewed.

April 25, 2013

 

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis

Statehouse Deals Near On Common Core, Vouchers

Legislators are trying to resolve their differences over proposals to expand the school voucher program and halt implementation of Common Core standards.

April 11, 2013

 

Kokomo Schools Receive Grant To Fund Student STEM Program

Kokomo Community Schools has received a four-year $750,000 grant that will be used to fund afterschool learning centers for STEM education.

March 14, 2013

 

students work

Bill Would Reduce Remediation Classes In Higher Ed

A bill heard Wednesday in the Senate Education Committee would require students at risk of remediation to a college readiness exam.

March 12, 2013

 

Students getting off a bus

Legislators Calling For More Parental Involvement In Schools

Legislation unanimously approved by a House committee Tuesday aims to increase parental involvement in education.

March 11, 2013

 

Glenda Ritz

Superintendent Ritz Looks For Legislative Support

Ritz found support from the crowd about changing school testing in Indiana.

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