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2 days ago
Rise & Shine: Why testing experts stand by ILEARN
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. TESTING: Schools were quick to downplay…
3 days ago
Schools were quick to downplay ILEARN results, but experts stand by the test. Here’s why.
While some were quick to reason away concerns over shockingly low ILEARN scores, these testing experts and state education leaders are standing by Indiana's new exam.
October 16, 2019
Rise & Shine: IPS teacher union membership declines
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. TURMOIL: IPS teachers union membership declines…
October 15, 2019
Indiana lawmakers look for better ways to identify students living in poverty
Indiana lawmakers, facing criticism that they are underestimating the number of students living in poverty, are looking for a better way to identify these children.
October 11, 2019
These Indiana districts are asking voters to approve a tax increase for more school funding
One Marion County district is among 10 in Indiana that will ask voters to approve a tax increase on Nov. 5 to supplement state funding for local schools.
October 11, 2019
Rise & Shine: This candidate for governor wants to eliminate vouchers
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. VOUCHERS: Why a candidate for governor…
October 10, 2019
Why a candidate for governor wants to end vouchers, even though it’s politically ‘not possible’
One candidate vying for the Democratic nomination in Indiana’s governor’s race is proposing a sweeping and unlikely plan to raise teacher pay.
October 9, 2019
Rise & Shine: McCormick stands by potential Holcomb challenger
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. ELECTION 2020: GOP schools chief Jennifer…
October 8, 2019
GOP schools chief Jennifer McCormick stands by Democrat Eddie Melton as he launches run for governor
While touting bipartisanship, Republican State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick stood by Sen. Eddie Melton on Tuesday night.
October 7, 2019
‘No need to wait’: Indiana Democrat pitches a teacher pay plan, but it could be a hard sell
Among his proposals: give districts incentives to set minimum pay at $40,000, and freeze corporate tax rates to pay for them.
October 4, 2019
Rise & Shine: This charter school wants to partner with IPS
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. RELOCATE: Charter school for teens recovering…
October 2, 2019
Indiana state board approves, then quickly reverses ‘nuclear’ change in A-F school grades
In an effort to reign in how the state rewards student improvement on its standardized exam, the board initially approved a cap on so-called growth scores.
October 2, 2019
Rise & Shine: Why IPS saw an unexpected jump in students
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. GROWING: Unexpected jump in English language…
Indiana State Board of Education
October 1, 2019
As the governor takes more control of education, Indiana could break down government ‘silos’
The discussion seems to signal an expectation of smoother relationships between the governor’s office and state schools superintendent.
September 24, 2019
Hundreds of Indiana educators shared their ideas for raising teacher pay. Now they wait.
It will likely be a year before teachers’ ideas for raising their salaries will be shared with state leaders.
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