The Daily Report Card: Indiana State Faculty Protest Cost-Cutting
Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
ISU cost-cutting draws faculty disapproval – Nearly half of Indiana State University’s faculty “have signed a petition raising concerns about some administrative recommendations to cut costs.” Terre Haute Trib-Star
80 IPS teachers face layoffs in wake of school takeovers – “For the first time, many of those layoffs will be driven by poor performance rather than low seniority.” The IPS teachers union, though, is pleased fewer than the projected 262 jobs were cut, reports Scott Elliott. Indy Star
Duncan Road Tests General Election Speech to “Mom Congress” – “High standards are not a silver bullet, but they will change the expectations for what teachers will teach and what every child should know,” the Obama administration’s top ed official told a conference, according to EdWeek. Politics K-12
Making Sure the College Completion Numbers Add Up – Federal education officials are changing college “graduation rates to now reflect students who attend part-time, as well as those who are returning to school.” The Educated Reporter
Big Idea: Universal Pre-K to Teach Children and Create Jobs – Frequent readers will recognize this topic. GOOD