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Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom

The Daily Report Card: Full Day K, Teacher Training, Federal Funding

No charge for kindergarten in Vigo schools – Terre Haute Tribune-Star “I’m thrilled. It’s been a 20-year quest for me,” a Vigo County school official told the TribStar. (tribstar.com)

Indiana seeks to reform teacher training – Hechinger Report “Indiana will join a growing number of states assigning letter grades to teacher-preparation programs.” (hechingerreport.org)

School Districts Wary of Federal Funding Fight – Politics K-12 “school districts don’t think they’ll be able to absorb a big, blunt federal funding cut headed their way if Congress can’t reach a deal.” (blogs.edweek.org)

IPS’ Eugene White a finalist for 2 school superintendent jobs – Indy Star ”White was named Thursday as a finalist for superintendent in Greenville, S.C. On Monday, he was named a finalist in Mobile, Ala.” (Indianapolis Star)

Want Students to Succeed? Let Them Fail – Education – GOOD ”Kids might perform better in school if teachers and parents sent the message that failing is a normal part of learning.” (Good)

5 Things Teachers Could Learn from the Marines – TIME Along with plenty of reactions from Corps members. (ideas.time.com)

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