Indiana students excel in some types of math

Indiana schools are making huge strides in teaching students math required for careers in science, engineering and information technology jobs. But education experts point to stagnant test scores on national math exams as confirmation that many students still are not excelling, or are not even proficient, in the subject.

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DOE taking comments on teacher licensing proposals

The state Department of Education has scheduled three public hearings on a contentious proposal to revamp Indiana’s teacher
licensing requirements. State schools Superintendent Tony Bennett wants to eliminate some requirements, saying teachers spend
too much time learning teaching methods and not enough on subject matter.

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State picks first virtual charter-school operator

The Hoosier Academies will start up the state’s first virtual charter program later this month, the Indiana Department of Education announced today. The state Legislature has promised to pay 80 percent of tuition for as many as 200 students, in first through fifth grades, to enroll with Hoosier Academies but take all their courses over […]

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