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April 12, 2016

 

Classroom.

Education Leaders Weigh In On ESSA For Indiana

State education leaders spent time in Washington D.C. learning about the Every Student Succeeds Act and how it will affect education in Indiana.

April 7, 2016

 

An IU class offered to undergraduate students and prison inmates will not continue after this semester.

IU Class Teaching Prisoners And Undergrads Won’t Continue

The class is part of a national program, called Inside Out, which trains university instructors to work in prisons and jails.

April 6, 2016

 

First grade teacher Lindsey Heisler works with students at the Evans School in Evansville, IN.

After A Failing School Receives An “A”, How Do They Keep It?

Four years ago, test scores at the Evans School, in Evansville were low enough that the elementary school qualified for a federal grant for almost $6 million.

April 5, 2016

 

School desk with textbook.

No Child Left Behind Update Will Soon Come To Indiana

Since the Every Student Succeeds Act was introduced, states have been waiting to learn how it will affect local schools, and it looks like that time is soon.

March 30, 2016

 

Tony Walker, a new member of the Drexel Foundation for Educational Excellence Inc., and Earl Phalen address the Indiana Charter School Board about Thea Bowman Leadership Academy on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Indiana Government Center South.

State Board Denies ‘Life Line’ To Gary Charter School

ICSB members voted 5-2 to deny the request for one of the state’s oldest charter schools.

March 28, 2016

 

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LGBT Youth Left Out Of Suspension, Expulsion Reduction

Students who identify as LGBT are largely left out of efforts to address the overuse of suspension and expulsion for student groups, according to a new report.

March 23, 2016

 

Every year, Indiana students take ISTEP+ exams during two spring testing windows.

Wawasee School Officials Refuse To Pilot ISTEP+ Questions

The move in Wawasee comes less than a week after the Ft. Wayne Community School board also refused to pilot test questions.

March 15, 2016

 

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No Timeline For Ball State President Search

The university will hire a consulting firm to help lead the search.

March 14, 2016

 

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Scholarship Program Aims To Address Teacher Shortage

As a condition of the scholarships, students must teach in Indiana schools for at least five years after earning their degrees.

March 10, 2016

 

Photo Credit: Alex McCall/WFIU News

Legislature Moves Forward With Teacher Scholarship Bill

The Commission for Higher Education has until December to establish the selection process for who gets the scholarship.

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