Showing: 1-20 of 10

United States Department Of Education

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's wrong to blame state's troubles on Ritz

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's wrong to blame state's troubles on Ritz

In a recent op-ed, State Board of Education member Tony Walker stated, “Indiana is in jeopardy of losing its exemption from No Child Left Behind” because of the change in the superintendent of public instruction in 2013. He further encourages us to believe “the U.S. Department of Education h…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

TONY LUX: Misleading info from governor's appointees

July was a blitz of guest commentaries from the governor’s State Board of Education and his “shadow department of education” (known as the Center for Education and Career Innovation) appointees to influence the public that Glenda Ritz is the problem and not them.

August 15, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: I beseech Ritz to work with state board

GUEST COMMENTARY: I beseech Ritz to work with state board

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…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership is necessary to fix Indiana’s waiver woes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership is necessary to fix Indiana’s waiver woes

There is enough confusion in education right now to make any teacher or student’s head spin. Under the leadership of Superintendent Glenda Ritz, the Indiana Department of Education has failed to properly manage our state’s No Child Left Behind waiver. This oversight, or lack thereof, could p…

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation affects federal NCLB waiver

Last month, I vowed to preserve and extend Indiana’s ESEA Flexibility Waiver from certain aspects of No Child Left Behind. Because Indiana schools rely upon the flexibility of federal dollars afforded to them through the waiver, it is important that Indiana extend its waiver.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider demographics in evaluating colleges

GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider demographics in evaluating colleges

Tough questions are being asked these days about the cost and value of higher education. That’s an important discussion, because we believe no issue is more critical for the future of the U.S. economy than higher education.

June 02, 2014 10:45 am
Federal NCLB monitoring report

Federal NCLB monitoring report

The U.S. Department of Education issued this report on education in Indiana in the federal review of whether Indiana is complying with the terms of its No Child Left Behind waiver.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Indiana gets schooled on NCLB waiver

EDITORIAL: Indiana gets schooled on NCLB waiver

Indiana's No Child Left Behind waiver is at risk, the U.S. Department of Education has said. Indiana must take this warning seriously.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Related
MARK KIESLING: A baffling, bifocal view of Hammond schools

MARK KIESLING: A baffling, bifocal view of Hammond schools

Look, I know I can confuse easily, but the Hammond school system reports are baffling.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am
Advanced technology at rural schools

Advanced technology at rural schools

KOUTS | Technology took center stage during a federal education official's visit to Kouts schools Thursday.

September 09, 2011 12:00 am
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Should the Indiana attorney general's office compel all Lake County municipalities to merge E-911 dispatch services?

View Results