Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom

The Daily Report Card: IPFW Veterans, ‘Neurotic’ Parents, Pre-K Funding

Vets Help Others Move From Combat To College – NPR From our colleagues at NIPR in Fort Wayne: Military veterans who attend IPFW “are leading the way to help each other navigate the challenges of college life.” (NPR)

Women Engineering Bigger Impact in Important Field – Indiana Chamber of Commerce Blog “Beth Holloway of Purdue University discusses recent strong growth in the number of female engineering majors.” (

Report: Mississippi and 10 other states do not fund pre-kindergarten – Hechinger Report Indiana, as we’ve reported, is one of those 10. (

Updates: A Giant Value-Added Waste Of Two Years – This Week In Education “Now, even Bill Gates thinks sharing teachers’ value-added ratings publicly doesn’t make sense… This is actually a big shift.” (

College Admissions Advice for ‘Neurotic’ Parents – The Choice “85 percent to 95 percent of students did not need to prep for standardized tests, as disproportionate test scores and grades might make a student appear lazy on an application.” (


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