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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - State Board Of Education
New University of Idaho President Chuck Staben has spent his first 80 or so days listening and learning from the communities around him, and now the newest Vandal is off and running.
Missouri education officials said Thursday that they will not approve expenditures for the Normandy School District's challenge of a law requiring unaccredited school systems to pay for the transfers of students who request them.
Indiana's State Board of Education has picked a former Indianapolis school principal to be its lead staffer.
The State Board of Education has given its initial approval to an amended proposal that would allow college graduates with a B average in any subject to earn a K-12 teaching license in Indiana.
Indiana Department of Education officials said Tuesday that they expected to hear about concerns with the state's No Child Left Behind waiver last fall, but federal monitors delayed releasing the report until last month without explanation.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan asked Indiana officials this week to provide his staff regular updates on how the state plans to address concerns with its No Child Left Behind waiver ahead of a June 30 deadline.
The State Board of Education will meet Tuesday to discuss the federal government's warning that Indiana could lose its waiver from a waiver from requirements contained in the No Child Left Behind law.
Around 180 schools across the state are being honored for academic improvement.
Republican lawmakers sound ready to separate North Carolina from the nationally developed K-12 academic standards after complaints from parents, think tanks and other groups that Common Core requirements are controlling curriculum and classrooms.
As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.
The state released the final draft of Indiana's proposed education standards Tuesday morning, leaving less than a week for a panel that includes Gov. Mike Pence to review those guidelines and decide whether they should go to the State Board of Education for a final vote of approval.
Several educators and legislators on a General Assembly task force were cool Monday to their own panel's recommendations for overhauling public school teacher compensation, which included few specific actions and asked for another study.
Underperforming schools could soon be aided by a state intervention team, under a bill signed into law last week.
Indiana students won't be taking a test this May that was meant to help transition to new education standards.
In a story April 3 about the closing of StudentFirst Academy Charter School in Charlotte, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the charter authorizing the school's operation was revoked by North Carolina's State Board of Education. School leaders decided to relinquish the charter; it was not revoked.