GARY | While Gary schools Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt maintains she does not like the way the state of Indiana grades schools, she released preliminary grades Wednesday showing several schools improved.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education has agreed — without admitting misconduct — to settle a lawsuit alleging it held an illegal meeting Oct. 16 when board members privately drafted and approved a letter via email requesting legislative assistance in calculating 2012-13 school grades.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is back in legal hot water after a Marion County judge ruled last week a trial is needed to determine whether the board conducted an illegal meeting.
GARY | Although 13 of 16 Gary schools have been graded D or F by the Indiana Department of Education, three elementary schools are shining stars.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…
GARY | Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary, which has some 370 students, many of whom are using state vouchers, earned an F as its grade for 2013.
Many of the region's public high schools earned an A from the Indiana Department of Education, though some earned lower grades and many of the local middle and elementary schools struggled.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is scheduled to issue grades to Indiana schools Friday reflecting student and teacher performance during the 2012-13 school year.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education reluctantly approved the framework of a new A-F school grading system Wednesday to meet a legal deadline, but members insisted there remains much work to be done before the revised accountability model is ready to be used.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge ruled Friday that Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, cannot use her Department of Education attorneys to sue the Republican-appointed State Board of Education.
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite its repeated complaints that Glenda Ritz has taken too long to calculate school grades, the State Board of Education voted Friday to delay the public release of grades until the end of December.
INDIANAPOLIS | A judge is likely to rule Friday on Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request to throw out the lawsuit state schools chief Glenda Ritz filed last month against the State Board of Education.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence makes it sound like the simplest thing in the world: "We grade our kids every day in the classroom; we can grade our schools every year."
INDIANAPOLIS | Seventeen Hoosier education and business leaders working together more than 50 hours in seven meetings over the past five weeks have crafted what may become the second generation of Indiana's school grading system.
INDIANAPOLIS | The personal and political hostility that has, at times, disrupted and distracted the State Board of Education over the past nine months could hit a new high next week.
INDIANAPOLIS | Marion Circuit Judge Louis Rosenberg will hear oral arguments Nov. 5 on whether to throw out Glenda Ritz's lawsuit against the State Board of Education.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Merrillville attorney has asked a judge to throw out the lawsuit filed Tuesday by State Superintendent Glenda Ritz against Tony Walker, of Gary, a member of the State Board of Education.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Superintendent Glenda Ritz sued the State Board of Education on Tuesday, alleging the panel held an illegal meeting by drafting and submitting a letter requesting a legislative agency calculate 2011-12 school grades instead of the Department of Education.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-appointed State Board of Education appears ready to ignore state law concerning A-F school grades in its latest attempt to circumvent Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction.
INDIANAPOLIS | A former region schools leader delivered to state lawmakers Wednesday a blistering critique of recent changes to Indiana education policy and their negative impacts on economic development.
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