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How International Students Could Help Revitalize A School District

With per pupil funding decreasing in Indiana, educators are searching for ways to generate revenue. In Kokomo, one district has turned an abandoned building into a residence hall for international students — a concept largely untried among public schools in the state — hoping to bring in more than a quarter million dollars for the […]

Should More Indiana Students Be Taking Advanced Classes?

If you watched The Masters golf tournament last Sunday, chances are you noticed this commercial. You remember it: blue screen, swirling pictures of countries, something about 25th in the world in teaching math and science, and doing something about improving that standing. On Sunday, you watched that commercial for the National Math and Science Initiative between […]

Could Indiana Set Higher Goals For AP Test & Dual Credit Scores?

An Indiana school’s state-issued letter grade rating could soon be based in part on how many students earn college credit or learn career-oriented skills before they graduate high school. A proposal to change the rating system — reflective of state superintendent Tony Bennett‘s “college and career readiness” goals — would call for 25 percent of a high […]

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