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New Indiana Standards Mean A New Test, So How Do We Get There?

For the last few years, third through eighth graders in Indiana took the ISTEP+ exam in the spring to measure student performance. But when Indiana chose to not use Common Core standards and develop its own set of standards, the assessment portion of the equation remained unsolved. Last week, state superintendent Glenda Ritz said after talking […]

U.S. Dept. Of Education: Indiana At Risk Of Losing Its NCLB Waiver

The U.S. Department of Education released a report today showing Indiana is not in full compliance with the No Child Left Behind waiver requirements and is at risk of losing its waiver. The Department of Education conducted a review of the state’s procedures last August. “Based on the number of significant ‘next steps’ in the […]

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