Common Core Standards
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Community School Board gave verbal approval Monday to a tool said to help teachers better meet individual student learning needs.
INDIANAPOLIS | Following four months of proposing, reviewing, bargaining, deal-making and voting, state lawmakers settled on final versions of legislation Friday for most of the remaining issues of the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly.
Given the political push back and legislative discussion over the Common Core Standards touted by former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett and endorsed by many teachers in the region, it does not look like there will be changes to the ISTEP-Plus test anytime soon.
When right and left wing activists find themselves on the same side of a controversy, it’s worth probing why. Such is the case with the Common Core academic standards being implemented in Indiana and 45 other states. Conservatives and progressives alike see problems with them.
Indiana state Sen. Scott Schneider's legislation to overturn the Indiana State Board of Education's decision to adopt the Common Core Standards must be defeated.
Challenger Learning Center students explore outer space while still on Earth but thanks to that experience, many start setting their sights to the stars.
State legislators' efforts to withdraw Indiana from the Common Core State Standards, a set of academic standards for students in kindergarten to 12th grade, are ill-advised, several local educators said.
MUNSTER | A new online math program is helping Munster middle school students improve on success. In line with the school district's one-to-one laptop initiative implemented this school year, the district adopted the Pearson all-digital math program for Wilbur Wright Middle School.
HEBRON | School Superintendent George Letz welcomed back 160 school employees including 70 teachers Tuesday on orientation day. School starts Wednesday for the district's 1,100 students.
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