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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.

March 17, 2016

 

Jason Breeding (center), a freshman at Emmerich Manual High School, and his mother Shelly Breeding speak to a representative of Charter Schools USA, the company taking over the school in July.

Charters Schools USA: Students At Risk Without More Funding

Three schools the state took over in 2012 because of failing grades are run by Florida-based Charter Schools USA.

March 16, 2016

 

The State Board of Education is expected to release 2014 A-F school grades Wednesday, after they delayed doing so during last month's meeting.

Daybook: State Board Meets And How To Combat Heroin Epidemic

State Board of Education members will finalize the new A-F system and a community will host a neighborhood discussion about the heroin epidemic.

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