Lawmakers crack down on homeschool loophole suspected of contributing to inflated high school graduation rates

2019-09-27T16:11:02-05:00September 19th, 2019|

The Indiana House Republican caucus earlier this year obtained data from the Indiana Department of Education for all Indiana high schools showing how many students withdrew to enroll in a homeschool in 2017 and 2018, the average number of [...]

Teachers to be held harmless for test score tumble

2019-08-30T14:35:56-05:00August 26th, 2019|

The Governor and legislative leaders announced Monday morning they have agreed to freeze accountability for schools and teachers in the wake of a dramatic decline in student scores during the first year of statewide implementation of a new standardized [...]

Dr. McCormick proposes ESSA plan amendment

2019-08-30T14:18:02-05:00November 30th, 2018|

Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick (R) has released for public comment an amendment to Indiana’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan that eliminates A-F school grades. The change would apply only to federal accountability placements. Letter grades are [...]

Next Level Jobs: If you build it, they will come?

2019-05-14T07:21:16-05:00September 4th, 2018|

Indiana has created an amazing opportunity for the two million Hoosiers without a college credential to upskill for free, but so far, participation has been a disappointment. The Next Level Jobs/Workforce Ready Grant program rolled out by the Governor in [...]