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Pop Quiz: How Are Teachers Preparing For New Standards And Test

When it comes to education policy in Indiana, the last few years have been a bit of a soap opera. A few years ago we saw massive changes to teacher evaluations and school accountability. We adopted Common Core standards. We ditched Common Core standards. We saw an upset in the state superintendent election and the […]

New Indiana Standards Mean A New Test, So How Do We Get There?

For the last few years, third through eighth graders in Indiana took the ISTEP+ exam in the spring to measure student performance. But when Indiana chose to not use Common Core standards and develop its own set of standards, the assessment portion of the equation remained unsolved. Last week, state superintendent Glenda Ritz said after talking […]

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