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February 23, 2018
Parkland teacher to future Indiana educators: Don’t be afraid to become a teacher
A teacher from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to her alma mater to talk about school shootings.
January 27, 2016
Plans to solve Indiana's dual credit problem still coming into focus
State policymakers will need to consider cost, possible 2022 deadline when addressing solutions to getting teachers extra education
December 1, 2015
Study: Indiana's teacher evaluation law helped, but still needs work
Reserachers recommended changes that they said could improve the law.
October 7, 2015
The science of setting ISTEP’s passing scores relies on a lot of judgment calls
The first step of determining ISTEP passing scores begins with educators making a carefully considered guess. The process is widely accepted as valid, but still falls well short of scientific.
July 22, 2015
New law encourages use of grants, data to improve discipline
House Bill 1635 requires city schools disaggregate discipline data by factors such as race and gender. It also offers grants for those that adopt new discipline models.
April 23, 2015
Teachers connect with language learners with strategy and purpose
Teaching students English isn’t magic — there might never be an “Aha!” moment for them. But the strategies teachers use to get through to them are no less impressive.
December 9, 2014
Indiana education dean: Teacher measures aren't fair
Panelists including classroom teachers, a student studying to become a teacher and the dean of Indiana University's College of Education discussed myriad issues facing teachers tonight, addressing issues ranging from teacher preparation to how teachers are paid and whether colleges of education should be held accountable for their successes or failures in the classroom.
July 30, 2014
School discipline, race data prompt Ballard's study plan
Mayor Greg Ballard’s office is commissioning a study in response to data released in March from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice showing that American schools disproportionately discipline black students when compared to other racial and ethnic counterparts.
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