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INDIANAPOLIS | The state budget approved April 27 by the Indiana General Assembly contains, as expected, appropriations for every state agency to carry out its work over the next two years.
INDIANAPOLIS | Plans to reform the A-F grading system used to rate Indiana schools hit roadblocks in the House and Senate Monday, but the idea will likely be revived during the two months remaining in the legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that could end Indiana's A-F school grading system, permit some illegal immigrants to continue receiving in-state college tuition and give certain school corporations a say in whether new charter schools can open.
INDIANAPOLIS | Got a bachelor's degree? Get good grades in college? Congratulations, you're now eligible to teach in an Indiana middle or high school — no special teacher training, student teaching or experience necessary.
Mitch Daniels used his first term to get Indiana’s fiscal house in order. His second term sealed his reputation as the education reform governor.
Remember when you were in school? Hopefully, you did your best to work hard to learn. The payoff was a good grade based on your hard work and your demonstration of achievement. In recent years, schools have been labeled in much the same way.
In Chicago, teachers are poised to go on strike over a pay metric they think is unfair, longer school days they’d rather not work, and class sizes they consider unreasonable.
There was a time when Gary's Roosevelt High School was respected as the best urban high school in Indiana.
Preparing children for college and careers is essential for every community's future. Unfortunately, 18 schools, including five in Lake County, have been identified as underperforming schools. Heading into their sixth consecutive year of academic probation, these schools now face state inter…
A new LaPorte County school district was born on Wednesday in Indianapolis when the State Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the creation of the Tri-Township Consolidated School Corp.
As the 2010-11 school year winds down, the Indiana Department of Education will move closer to a recommendation to its board regarding 18 schools that are on probation and in danger of being taken over by the state.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett wasn't exaggerating when he declared, "From top to bottom, it's a new world for Indiana schools." Even textbooks won't look the same.
In Indiana, nearly 25,000 students attend chronically failing schools. While these schools account for only about 1 percent of all Hoosier schools, the fact remains they have failed to improve even when given continual opportunities.
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