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Agencies use National Autism Month to spread awareness

Agencies use National Autism Month to spread awareness

Ed Martin, of Portage, remembers when his son was diagnosed with autism at a year and a half. He said there were no programs for his son, who is now almost 50.

April 29, 2014 7:51 pm Photos

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Deputy director talks about education standards

Deputy director talks about education standards

HAMMOND | Indiana's deputy superintendent of public instruction said the department expected the backlash it received regarding the draft Indiana standards.

March 27, 2014 7:44 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: With Common Core, teaching styles must change

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: With Common Core, teaching styles must change

If you follow the recent trends in school education, you should be aware of our latest national initiative, Common Core State Standards. These standards were recommended and designed to support a consistent and rigorous national curriculum that would relate to practical issues and support st…

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: A satirical look at Hoosier attitudes on Common Core

There has been talk that the NBA and NCAA have developed a “Common Court” set of basketball standards that may soon be forced upon young basketball players in this state. On the surface, these organizations say they want to prepare young players to perform on the national and international l…

January 21, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Will Indiana use Common Core or a hybrid?

Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced the timeline for adopting standards for English/language arts and mathematics at the Indiana State Board of Education's Dec. 20 meeting.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
Ritz favors personalized test for ISTEP+ replacement

Ritz favors personalized test for ISTEP+ replacement

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's schools chief told state lawmakers Tuesday they should choose an adaptive testing model, where online questions increase or decrease in difficulty based on a student's prior answers, to replace the ISTEP+ standardized exam.

September 10, 2013 4:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Remember reason for Common Core standards

The review of Common Core State Standards, as applied to Indiana, has begun. It is a familiar battle, having been fought once before.

August 19, 2013 12:00 am
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