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Posts tagged Indiana Department of Education

January 23, 2014

 

Students play a bingo game to help improve their counting skills at Busy Bees Academy, a public preschool in Columbus.

How Indiana Education Officials Want To Improve Pre-K

Even if lawmakers don't approve a pre-K voucher program this session, state education officials say there's low-cost work that can be done.

July 19, 2013

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks during a news conference in her Statehouse office.

Education Department Expects ISTEP Validity Study Next Week

A third party evaluator hired by the Department of Education will reveal their findings regarding this year's ISTEP test results on July 29.

April 30, 2013

 

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ISTEP+ Testing Resumes After Statewide Glitch

The testing period for students taking the test online will be extended by three days.

October 19, 2012

 

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Ritz Campaigns Against School Rating System

Indiana's new system for rating public schools has sparked controversy in this election year.

April 2, 2012

 

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ACT/SAT Tests Add Photo ID Requirement

The photo ID requirement is intended to stop cheating on the tests.

November 1, 2011

 

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Bloomfield Schools To Lose $40,000 In State Funding

Bloomfield schools in Greene County are facing a budget shortfall because they aren’t receiving the cash they expected from the Indiana Department of Education.

August 31, 2011

 

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Dept. Of Education Meeting With Public School Communities

The state superintendent said the questions centered around making sure the state, turnaround school operators, schools and community work together.

August 29, 2011

 

IDOE To Give Schools Letter Grades

For the first time, the Indiana Department of Education is giving letter grades to its schools, in an effort to make performance data easier to understand.

August 4, 2011

 

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IDOE Says No Negotiation For Schools Facing Takeover

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett said several options will be considered when it comes to intervention, negotiation will not be one of them.

August 1, 2011

 

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Report Shows Benefits Of Early Childhood Education

The report examines factors affecting newborns to children 5 years of age. Those include such things as healthcare, housing, and family structure.

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