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Bill To Help Fund School Buses Likely Won’t Help School Districts

SB 280 wants to help school districts like Ft. Wayne Community Schools fund school transportation. (photo credit: jason.kuffer/ flickr) Over the last decade, school districts across the state have cut bus routes to save money – making moving students to and from school a much bigger chore. A bill that passed the state Senate aims to free […]

Independence Of ISTEP Validity Study Called Into Question

State Board of Education Executive Director John Snethen revised the executive summary of an independent report that studied the validity of the 2015 ISTEP+. Critics say Snethen’s revisions change the tone of the report. The report was commissioned by the State Board of Education and authored by two nationally recognized testing experts, Edward Roeber and Derek Briggs. The executive summary, showing […]

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