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July 16, 2012


Zoeller, Bennett Challengers Face Name Recognition Deficits

An uphill battle awaits Democratic candidates for two statewide positions.

May 22, 2012


Legislative Commitee Hears School Takeover Testimony

The quarreling over the state takeover of four Indianapolis Public Schools has gone before a legislative study committee.

March 2, 2012


Indiana Improves AP Test Passage Rate, Still Lags Nation

Indiana students are improving their scores on advanced placement -- or AP -- tests, but the Hoosier State is still well below the national average.

November 18, 2011


How Many Failing Schools Face Takeover? DOE Isn’t Sure

State education officials say a lot more schools would be classified as failing under a proposed new rule -- but it‘s not clear how many more.

September 27, 2011


Bennett Wants Shorter Window Of Failure For School Takeover

Bennett wants the failure window shrunk from six years to four.

September 14, 2011


Bennett Says Indiana A Leader In Education “Space Race”

In his State of Education address Tuesday, Superintendent Tony Bennett called Indiana a national leader.

September 9, 2011


Education Secretary Arne Duncan Visits Merrillville

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stopped in Merrillville Thursday to speak at a gathering of northwest Indiana political and business leaders.

August 29, 2011


IDOE To Give Schools Letter Grades

For the first time, the Indiana Department of Education is giving letter grades to its schools, in an effort to make performance data easier to understand.

August 10, 2011


IPS Board President: Bennett “Unmoved” By Requests

Six Indianapolis public schools will learn their fate later this month.

July 25, 2011


Underperforming Schools Say Less Drastic Action Called For

The two Indiana school systems still in danger of having schools seized by the state say less drastic action is called for.

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