TESTING

‘ILEARN’ test would replace ISTEP in 2019 under House GOP plan. Chalkbeat

Teachers, lawmakers urge ending connection between istep scores and teacher evaluations. WIBC

ACCOUNTABILITY

Like schools, fewer Indiana districts got As in 2016. Chalkbeat, StateImpact, Indy Star, Journal Gazette, AP

Fort Wayne calls district grades called ‘irrelevant.’ Journal Gazette

Most Richmond area school districts get a B from state. Pal-Item

School grades throughout Region dip. NWI

No Muncie area school districts get As. Star Press

SCHOOLS AND POLITICS

McCormick picked to lead Indiana education board. Indy Star, WHTR, AP, IIB

Fired workers surprised by education layoffs; new superintendent addresses concerns. RTV6

Changes to how, when you vote on school tax hikes. RTV6

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Senate committee approves bill requiring schools to offer Indiana studies elective. WBIW

History teacher opposes mandating Indiana history elective. Statehouse File