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SBOE OKs Change In Authorizer For Troubled Gary Charter School

Members of the Indiana board of education say leaders of Thea Bowman Academy followed all the state requirements to seek a new sponsor and were not “authorizer shopping” as they fought to stay open beyond this month. The board voted Wednesday to approve an authorizer associated with a private university to be the new sponsor […]

Deadline Looms For ISTEP Panel To Design New Test

The committee created by lawmakers to rewrite Indiana’s standardized assessment, the ISTEP, met for the first time Tuesday. No decisions were made, yet it became clear to the educators, policymakers and lawmakers gathered that a vast amount of work lies ahead before their deadline just six months away. One major decision is whether a single […]

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