The State Board of Education agreed Wednesday to drop a plan to administer a second test next month after schools give ISTEP+.
The State Board of Education is considering allowing schools to adjust their calendars make up snow days hour-by-hour, rather than day-by-day.
The goal is to approve new standards by summer, time many teachers use to plan lessons and seek professional development.
Andrea Neal says she believes she was appointed to the State Board of Education because of her anti-Common Core stance.
Allies of state superintendent Glenda Ritz and State Board of Education members are digging in for what seems likely to be a contentious meeting.
Tensions continue to build between state superintendent Glenda Ritz and the rest of the State Board, but legislative leaders would prefer not to get involved.
Superintendent Glenda Ritz shut down the Nov. 13 State Board meeting over what she called an improper motion. But the Attorney General says the motion is OK.
Ritz and Pence want the National Association of State Boards of Education to help defuse tension on the State Board of Education.
Public Access Counselor Luke Britt says there wasn't enough evidence to conclude a secret meeting of the Indiana State Board of Education took place.
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says he hopes Glenda Ritz and the State Board can work out their differences, but the legislature will intervene if necessary.