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November 15, 2013


Legislative Panel Can’t Pass Anti-Common Core Recommendation

The legislative committee reviewing the Common Core academic standards couldn’t muster enough votes Friday to recommend the state write its own expectations.

October 18, 2013


Why Common Core Backlash Is Less Prevalent in Kentucky

Indiana lawmakers paused Common Core rollout in the spring. But it's full steam ahead with the new academic standards in neighboring Kentucky.

October 17, 2013


Could Kentucky Provide A Template For Assessing Common Core?

Kentucky was the first state in the country to align its test to the Common Core. Education policy watchers say there may be some lessons for Indiana.

September 23, 2013


What This Year’s ISTEP+ Gains Say About Indiana Students

More students are passing statewide ISTEP+ exams — but education policy analysts say the gains may not last if Indiana switches to a new test.

September 11, 2013


Education Officials Unlikely To Return To Previous Standards

As a state panel reviews Indiana's academic standards, it must make sure the standards meet federal definition of “college- and career-ready.”

September 10, 2013


Five Tests That Could Replace The ISTEP+

A panel of state lawmakers will hear testimony Tuesday on what test Indiana students will take next as part of a review of the Common Core academic standards.

September 10, 2013


State Lawmakers Meet Today On Education Testing

A group of Indiana lawmakers meet today to discuss how the State will test students in the future.

August 30, 2013


What Common Core Polls Say About Support For New Standards

A trio of education polls out last week indicate few Americans recognize the Common Core — something supporters say has hurt their cause here in Indiana.

August 21, 2013


Do You Know What The Common Core Is? Most Don’t

Only a third of Americans have heard of the new set of academic standards known as the Common Core.

August 19, 2013


Could Indiana Customize Its Common Core Academic Standards?

Opponents say a copyright means the state can't substantially change its nationally-crafted academic standards. Its supporters say that's not exactly so.

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