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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan teachers' performance in the classroom would play a bigger role in the amount they get in their paychecks under a proposal being debated in the Republican-controlled state House. The House Education Committee...
7:20 p.m. update -- We recieved the following update Tuesday night from the Indiana Department of Education: "Based upon assurances made by CTB McGraw Hill, the Indiana Department of Education is opening ISTEP+ testing tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Penn student is one of only two Indiana high school seniors who have been named presidential scholars for this year. The U.S. Department of Education says the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars has selected Erika...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Democrat running against Indiana's top schools official is calling for an independent audit of the state grades of public schools' annual progress. Glenda Ritz says the grades approved by the state board of education...
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WSBT-TVFour northern Indiana schools have been honored by the state for strong gains in the classroom. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett on Wednesday recognized Dickinson Fine Arts Academy in South Bend, Bittersweet Elementary School...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — About 60 percent of Indiana public and private schools earned A's or B's for student progress during the 2011-2012 school year, while about 150 schools received failing grades that could eventually position them for state...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Public schools around Indiana will learn their final grades next week under a ranking system using new rules that critics say are too complex for schools and parents to understand. The State Board of Education is scheduled to...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In the same week that Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett praised the Dickinson Fine Arts Academy in South Bend for improving its test scores enough to avoid a state takeover, the South Bend Community School Corp. voted to...
Michigan elementary and middle school students generally improved scores for math and reading in the latest round of standardized test results. The scores released Wednesday are more difficult to compare to previous years because of a tougher grading...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind. The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn't getting there, and now some states are getting out. In a sign of...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterPressure can sometimes serve as a positive motivator, Riley High School Principal Ed Bradford said. " ... And that’s what happened in our high schools," he said today, as he happily hosted the news media, trekking reporters and photographers up and...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - Sitting on stools in an art studio at Dickinson Intermediate Fine Arts Academy, students are surrounded by supplies, inspirational messages and vibrant prints by artists like Kandinsky. On this morning, though, a group of eighth-graders...
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