Posts tagged Education

August 1, 2013

 

Tony Bennett

Florida Democrats Question Bennett’s Suitability For Office

Democrats in Florida respond to reports that Tony Bennett ordered a redo of Indiana‘s accountability formula to boost one school's grade.

July 5, 2013

 

US Capitol Washington DC

Why A Re-Write For Unpopular Ed Laws Is Stuck In Washington

"Gridlock is a win-win" for both Congress and the Obama administration, writes an education policy analyst of efforts to revamp the "No Child Left Behind" laws.

June 26, 2013

 

child

Study: Indiana Children Are Healthier, But Poorer

Hoosier kids are healthier according to various indices, but 23 percent still live below the federal poverty level.

June 25, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz chairs a meeting of the State Board of Education.

Who Will Pay For The State’s Takeovers Of Five Schools?

Though the State Board of Education wants to maintain this year's funding levels at the takeover schools, it's not clear whether that will be possible.

June 20, 2013

 

IU students

Student Interest Rate Jump Might Not Change College Choices

If Congress fails to act by July 1, student loan interest rates will double, but some parents and students say that is not affecting their choice of college.

June 3, 2013

 

student on computer

State Higher Ed Commissioner Talks Student Loan Increase

StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes speaks to the associate commissioner of the Commission for Higher Education on the potential student loan rate increase.

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.

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