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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.

March 1, 2013

 

students

Sequestration Will Cost Some Student Workers Their Jobs

Some work study positions will disappear at Indiana University campuses, but the school’s flagship may be spared.

March 1, 2013

 

A student journalist works on a story for a college paper.

Lawmakers Propose Reforms to Higher Education Financial Aid

Indiana lawmakers say making the state’s higher education scholarship programs easier to understand and use will help increase graduation rates.

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