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June 9, 2017

 

Tony Walker listens during a State Board of Education meeting in 2014. He vacated the board when a law dictated a restructuring of members, but Gov. Holcomb re-appointed him after a recent vacancy.

Holcomb Appointments New SBOE Members, One Previously Served

Gov. Eric Holcomb filled two vacant spots on the State Board of Education, appointing Kathleen Mote and previous board member Tony Walker.

June 7, 2017

 

Five years ago, the General Assembly created a school choice program to help low-income students get out of failing schools. Today, more middle class families and students who never attended public schools are using the vouchers. (Photo Credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

4 Indiana Schools Win Reprieve To Add Voucher Students

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.

October 4, 2016

 

A meeting of the Indiana State Board of Education

Ed. Board Could Cut Achievement Gaps From Indiana School Rankings

This year’s rankings may not consider achievement gaps for economically disadvantaged students, students of color, with disabilities or with limited English.

September 7, 2016

 

The Indiana State Board of Education decided Wednesday to delay any action against the chronically failing Hoosier Academy Virtual Charter School.

Indiana’s Failing Online Charter School To Remain Open… For Now

For the past 5 years, Hoosier Virtual Academy has consistently received an “F” grade in the state’s A-F ranking.

July 6, 2016

 

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Seven Oaks School Receives $2 Million Loan From Board Of Ed

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.

July 5, 2016

 

(Photo Credit: Alexander McCall/WFIU News)

State Board To Consider Funds For Formerly Failing Schools

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.

May 16, 2016

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Republicans Seeking State Supt. Nod Cite Differences

Yorktown superintendent Jennifer McCormick and IPFW instructor Dawn Wooten both criticize state superintendent Glenda Ritz. Ritz is seeking a second term.

April 15, 2016

 

State Board of Education members Steve Yager, Cari Wicker and Vince Bertram listen to the presentation about the growth tables at Friday’s meeting.

SBOE Moves Forward With New Growth Model For A-F Grades

The new rules include student growth on the ISTEP+ in the elementary and middle school and high school calculations.

April 12, 2016

 

Classroom.

Education Leaders Weigh In On ESSA For Indiana

State education leaders spent time in Washington D.C. learning about the Every Student Succeeds Act and how it will affect education in Indiana.

April 4, 2016

 

Thomas Carr Howe Community High School - Charter Schools USA

Hearings Set For 6 Indianapolis Schools Under Intervention

Charter Schools USA is considering a plan to make Howe High School into K-12 building.

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