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New Indiana College Value Index Intends To Help Students, Families

The state’s Commission for Higher Education and polling organization Gallup released a new website Wednesday that tries to explain the value of attending an Indiana college. The Indiana College Value Index doesn’t rank the 16 state-funded college and university campuses. Instead, it’s suppose to help students and their families answer questions about choosing a college, says higher […]

Lawmakers Propose Measures To Reduce Teacher Sexual Misconduct

After a number of high profile teacher sexual misconduct cases and a low ranking on a national “teacher conduct” scorecard, state lawmakers formed a committee to recommend a plan to protect Indiana’s children from sexual predators. The committee established a set of recommendations this Tuesday that it hopes will become law. Lawmakers say tougher measures […]

Members Of ISTEP Panel Feel It’s Not Accomplishing Task

After Tuesday’s ISTEP+ panel meeting produced few concrete ideas for re-writing the new test, many committee members left feeling frustrated at the panel’s progress. This is the fifth of seven opportunities the panel has to draft the plan for a new state assessment. The 2016 General Assembly passed a law that gets ride of the ISTEP+ in its current format, after its 2017 administration. […]

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