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January 29, 2014


Lawmakers Renew Standards Debate, Consider Common Core Exit

A panel of state lawmakers will hear a bill Wednesday that would require Indiana to exit the Common Core initiative and write its own expectations for students.

January 17, 2014


GOP Leaders Support Indiana-Specific Education Standards

Expect Republican state lawmakers to tell Indiana education officials they too support a move away from Common Core.

January 15, 2014


Ritz: ‘Indiana Will Be Adopting A New Set Of Standards’

Superintendent Glenda Ritz says the State Board needs to adopt new education standards this spring so tests can be ready for the 2015-16 school year.

January 14, 2014


Pence Wants Education Standards ‘By Hoosiers, For Hoosiers’

In his State of the State address, Gov. Mike Pence advocated for Indiana to write Common Core-independent standards.

January 13, 2014


Report: Why Right-Wing Groups Are Pushing To End Common Core

As Indiana's standards debate continues, Politico reports on how national conservative groups see their anti-Common Core push as the start of a bigger debate.

January 10, 2014


How A Common Core Critic Could Influence State Board Debate

Andrea Neal says she believes she was appointed to the State Board of Education because of her anti-Common Core stance.

December 12, 2013


Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett Has A New Job

Tony Bennett, who resigned as Florida's schools chief over allegations of wrongdoing in Indiana, is working for ACT Inc. on a new Common Core test.

December 6, 2013


Attorney General Says Motion That Caused Ritz Walkout Was OK

Superintendent Glenda Ritz shut down the Nov. 13 State Board meeting over what she called an improper motion. But the Attorney General says the motion is OK.

December 4, 2013


If State Exits Common Core, When Will New Standards Be Done?

Legislative leaders want Indiana education officials to write new academic standards independent of the Common Core.

November 18, 2013


Republicans Push For Indiana Alternative To Common Core

House Speaker Brian Bosma says the debate about new academic standards has become a 'distraction' and Indiana should leave the Common Core.

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