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Common Core standards nearly kaput in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is close to terminating its use of Common Core educational standards, which 45 other states have adopted as the basis by which local schools set their curriculum.

February 27, 2014 5:58 pm

New model for grading schools advances

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.

October 28, 2013 7:30 pm
Senior hopes to combine love of language and technology for career

Senior hopes to combine love of language and technology for career

Munster resident Joseph Kelley is hoping his love of language and technology will propel his career in robotics.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am

Some Indiana students, teachers will get paid for passing scores on AP tests

INDIANAPOLIS | Students at nine Hoosier high schools — none in Northwest Indiana — will be paid $100 for passing Advanced Placement exams in math, science or English, in addition to earning college credit.

April 12, 2012 1:45 pm

D.151 makes significant AYP progress

SOUTH HOLLAND | Elementary School District 151 administration released student achievement information that showed the schools in the district continue to improve.

August 01, 2011 10:15 pm

IDOE reorganizes to manage takeovers

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education has reorganized its staff to manage the potential state takeover of up to seven schools, including Gary's Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy.

July 22, 2011 2:00 pm
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