April 30, 2015
April 19, 2017
The Indiana Dept. of Education gathered feedback from educators at a public forum on the state’s draft ESSA plan. The meeting included small group discussions and presentations on what teachers thought should be recognized in the state’s final plan.
April 4, 2017
The Indiana Dept. of Education hosted more than 100 stakeholders at a public forum to discuss the state’s ESSA plan. Ryan Snoddy, superintendent of the Northwestern School Corporation, was “impressed with the ideas presented at the meeting” and believed the discussions were a “good start.”...
August 22, 2016
Early this week, State Superintendent Glenda Ritz held the first of a series of meetings with a group of 19 educators tapped to help examine how the state rates schools and make sure the A-F school grading system meets ESSA regulations. According to the Chalkbeat report,...
June 29, 2016
The state Dept. of Education held its first meeting on ESSA with local Superintendents, which provided an overview of ESSA and went into more details on the components of Assessment, Accountability, and Federal Funds. The presentations and materials can be found here.
June 2, 2016
Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter to the Dept. of Education requesting more information about federal dollars for a statewide pre-K program created under ESSA. He asks to be notified when the application is open. Read more here.
May 16, 2016
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s primers include individual state by state accountability system fact sheets, which detail each state’s current accountability system, what could change under ESSA, and what to be asking state leaders. See details about your state here.