Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar told the Associated Press that the group wants the governor or the state board to pick the state superintendent in 2016.
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November 18, 2014
November 03, 2014
The number of Indiana schoolchildren using vouchers has jumped this year. Meanwhile, Louisiana education department numbers released Monday show that fewer than half of voucher students who took state assessment tests passed.
October 22, 2014
The state education chief says that the application is complete; all it needs is the governor's signature to take advantage of a deadline extension from the U.S. Department of Education.
September 15, 2014
The district, which has only two schools, is in debt and is facing a decrease in state support.
August 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education approved No Child Left Behind waiver extensions for Indiana and Kansas, but not Oklahoma, which abandoned the common core earlier this summer.
July 30, 2014
Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.
July 10, 2014
The Indiana State Ethics Commission said former state Superintendent Tony Bennett committed no ethics violation in changing certain school grades in 2012.
July 10, 2014
A resolution from a state board member regarding Indiana's NCLB waiver started an angry argument between the state superintendent and some board members.
June 19, 2014
The Indiana Department of Education released a report saying the state's voucher program cost it $16 million this last school year.
May 16, 2014
After several attempts by lawmakers to ban the common core outright in Missouri, the state is on the verge of developing a new set of standards over two years.