Indiana State Board Of Education
It’s hard to understand the positions Tony Walker has taken in his role as a member of the Indiana State Board of Education.
Here's what U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan had to say about the political climate surrounding education issues in our state: "Indiana has some very, very deep dysfunction right now, some fundamental challenges that I hope for the sake of kids that they can work through."
As state officials continue to squabble over policy and procedure, local educators are getting ready for a school year with new state standards, a new state-mandated test and a budget where they may see only 1 percent in new money.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Department of Education leader reported that EdisonLearning and the Gary Community School Corp. are working together to resolve issues.
In 2011,the Indiana State Board of Education directed then Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett to pursue a waiver on the state's behalf from the federal law known as No Child Left Behind (Elementary and Secondary Education Act). No Child Left Behind mandated that Indiana school…
How many parents would be comfortable having a relatively unknown, untrained and untested adult, with no previous teaching experience of any kind, take over their child’s classroom and even run their school and school system? I’m guessing not many. But this is exactly what Indiana is prepari…
GARY | Today marks the deadline for Gary Community School Corp. to complete mold remediation and improve indoor air quality at Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy.
“Rules for Educator Preparation and Accountability," otherwise known as REPA, are being considered for a third revision by the Indiana State Board of Education.
A potpourri can be either a medley of miscellaneous items or a mixture of flower petals and so forth used to make things smell better. Considering the topics for this column, maybe it's both.
The president of the American Federation of Teachers Indiana said the organization is keeping a close eye on the Indiana State Board of Education's treatment of its elected state superintendent, Glenda Ritz.
At last month's meeting of the Indiana State Board of Education, Hoosiers saw the result of both Gov. Mike Pence's own actions and those of his appointed board members.
The Indiana State Board of Education voted to replace the 1-4 grade point average type of scale for calculating school performance, on the A-F system, with a more sensible 100-point measure.
Just when you thought Gov. Mike Pence’s quest to take control of education couldn’t be any more blatant, he turned things up a notch.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction (boy, that's a long title) Glenda Ritz filed a lawsuit against the Board of Education. Who will win this fight is unsure at this time, but the real loser with be the taxpayers who get stuck with the bill.
The entire Indiana State Board of Education should resign.
Much attention the last five years has been given to empowering K-12 educators in Indiana, and rightfully so.
While people like U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita and Indiana lawmakers push back against Common Core standards, schools are going forward with implementation. The schools are right to do so.
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.
Under Indiana's new teacher licensing rules, the path for adjunct instructors in grades 6 to 12 has been greased too liberally.
During the past couple of years, the state of Northwest Indiana's schools has been brought to the forefront with special concern directed at our lowest performing schools.
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