Indiana is reducing its participation with PARCC. State Impact Indiana reports: As a governing state in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, Indiana gets a seat at the table. But no one from the Department of Education has attended a PARCC governing board meeting since Superintendent Glenda Ritz took office in […]
A quick update. The Indiana House of Representatives voted to pass HB 1427 on a 53 to 42 vote. This puts the implementation of the Common Core on hold until a fiscal impact study is done and the State Board of Education holds a public hearing in each Congressional District. Now it goes to Governor […]
Language that pauses the implementation of the Common Core made it out of conference committee and will have a final vote in the Indiana Legislature.
Yesterday in the Indiana Senate Education Committee, Senator Scott Schneider successfully attached his language to a House bill, HB1427. To read the coverage of the Senate Education Committee’s action click here. Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, who authored the original Common Core bill, says despite Behning’s objections, he thinks the full House will back his plan. […]