Rhondalyn Cornett was asked to resign and did so Thursday, according to the Indiana State Teachers Association. In a text message, she declined to comment.
More high school students were affected by grading problems involving this year’s ISTEP test than previously estimated, the Indiana Department of Education said Monday.
Four years ago, then-Gov. Mike Pence created an uproar when he decided against applying for up to $80 million in federal dollars to develop the state’s fledgling public prekindergarten program. Today, Gov. Eric Holcomb faces a similar decision.
After 14 years and some of the highest school suspension numbers in the state, an Indianapolis charter network that has seen high academic achievement is relaxing its controversial approach to discipline in the upcoming school year.
In many parts of the city, the proliferation of charter schools is pushing the school choice conversation beyond simply providing more options to focusing on the quality of those options.
Four schools have indicated to the Indianapolis mayor’s office that they’re interested in applying for charters. Three would replicate existing school models.
Now in its seventh year, Indiana’s voucher program expanded by slightly more than 1,000 students in the 2017-18 school year
Roiled by unsustainable debts, a disintegrating school board and violations of state requirements, Indiana College Preparatory School in Indianapolis will close at the end of the school year.