The State Board of Education wants Legislative Services Agency calculating the grades, saying the Indiana Department of Education is taking too long.
Two outside policy analysts have concluded former state superintendent Tony Bennett’s last-minute changes to the state’s A-F grading formula were “plausible.”
The state superintendent will co-chair a panel appointed by her office, the governor’s office and state lawmakers in re-writing Indiana's A-F system.
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz has hired additional staff to work intensively with 300 schools across the state.
Legislation passed this year requires public schools to develop bullying prevention programs.
Indiana schools will see “great delays” in the release of their A-F letter grade ratings this year, Indiana schools chief Glenda Ritz warned Wednesday.
Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett is defending his decision to change the letter grade of a school operated by an influential Republican donor.
A third party evaluator hired by the Department of Education will reveal their findings regarding this year's ISTEP test results on July 29.
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.
The head of the company that administers Indiana’s online ISTEP exams will face questions from state lawmakers today about glitches that halted testing.