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.
Three schools the state took over in 2012 because of failing grades are run by Florida-based Charter Schools USA.
State Board of Education members will finalize the new A-F system and a community will host a neighborhood discussion about the heroin epidemic.
In preliminary numbers compiled by State Board of Education staff, 17 percent of Indiana’s K-12 schools will be considered failing.
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