Gov. Eric Holcomb filled two vacant spots on the State Board of Education, appointing Kathleen Mote and previous board member Tony Walker.
A new law allows private schools to ask the State Board of Education for a waiver after one year if they can show academic improvements.
This year’s rankings may not consider achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, students of color, with disabilities or with limited English.
For the past 5 years, Hoosier Virtual Academy has consistently received an “F” grade in the state’s A-F ranking.
The State Board of Education voted Thursday to grant $10 million in loans to five charter school start-ups. Seven Oaks received the largest chunk of that money.
Members of the State Board of Education will decide whether or not to earmark funds to support some of Indiana’s formerly failing public schools.
Yorktown superintendent Jennifer McCormick and IPFW instructor Dawn Wooten both criticize state superintendent Glenda Ritz. Ritz is seeking a second term.
The new rules include student growth on the ISTEP+ in the elementary and middle school and high school calculations.
State education leaders spent time in Washington D.C. learning about the Every Student Succeeds Act and how it will affect education in Indiana.
Charter Schools USA is considering a plan to make Howe High School into K-12 building.