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MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The principal's voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents to pick them up. But before all of the...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University is investigating an atheist organization's complaint that one of the professors at the Indiana college is teaching religion rather than science. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed a formal...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- South Bend schools' special education director says steps are being taken to ensure the proper identification of black students. The district was recently cited by the state both for overidentifying black students with cognitive...
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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Even as the school year winds down, the controversy surrounding allegations of grade manipulation that first surfaced in the fall at Washington High School continues. From a May 1 ruling by the Indiana High School Athletic Association that...
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...
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A legislative decision to pause the rollout of new academic standards is leaving many Indiana teachers in limbo, wondering if they can implement new lesson plans they've spent more than two years creating to meet the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The failure of Indiana's online standardized test last week showed that the ISTEP+ exam is too big to fail, on many levels. Beyond the obvious and critical role it plays in determining how children advance in school, the test...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University's efforts to recruit more black students and faculty to its Bloomington campus have fallen well short of the school's goals, but some on campus hope the hiring of a new associate vice president in a campus...
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) — The Indiana State Teachers Association says its members are voicing concerns about possible fallout against them from the ISTEP+ testing glitches discovered this week. Incoming ISTA President Teresa Meredith said Wednesday...
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TOM LoBIANCO,Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and even determine teachers' pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators' computer systems....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Teachers Association is tapping a new leader as it deals with new leadership at the Statehouse. Shelbyville elementary school teacher Teresa Meredith is taking over for longtime ISTA President Nate...
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