TESTING

Why the IPS superintendent isn’t worried that test scores are down. Chalkbeat

Indianapolis high schools struggled on the 2016 ISTEP test, but these 10 were on top. Chalkbeat

Kathy Nimmer (Indiana Teacher of the Year 2015): What ISTEP didn’t show us. Journal & Courier

Indiana voters oppose ISTEP test and closing schools based on results. Eagle Country

SCHOOL DISCIPLINE

U.S. education chief wants states (including Indiana) to stop paddling its students. Chalkbeat

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

GOP leaders call for “prudent” expansion of state’s preschool pilot program. RTV6, StateImpact

SCHOOLS AND POLITICS

Will trump have a Hoosier in his cabinet? Indianapolis Monthly

Social issues not the focus heading into 2017 Indiana legislative session. WISH

Infrastructure, pre-k among chamber priorities. IIB

STUDENT SAFETY

Former school janitor sentenced on child solicitation charge. Tribune Star

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Park Tudor names new head of school. IndyStar