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Ivy Tech named military friendly

G.I. Jobs chooses schools that offer the best and most adaptable services. Veteran students may also vote for schools they believe are military friendly, according to a press release.


People listen to Cassandra Guarino speak on Thursday in the Georgian Room in the Indiana Memorial Union.

Expert outlines flaws in teacher evaluations

Cassandra Guarino, an associate professor of educational leadership and policy, said value-added models are data-driven and objective methods of teacher evaluations that improve the status quo. However, she said the models are biased, error-laden and might be based on faulty tests.


David Harris, founder and CEO of The Mind Trust talks at the School of Education's policy chat about urban education Wednesday at the IMU.afternoon.

Education experts discuss IPS reform

IPS Superintendent Eugene White and David Harris, founder and CEO of the Mind Trust, offered analyses of the specific problems affecting IPS, and which reforms would solve those problems.



Glenda Ritz, democratic candidate for superintendant of public education, speaks Thursday at Gratzie Italian Eatery. Ritz is currently on a campaign tour throughout the state of Indiana.

State education candidate calls for school outlook reports

The education department hasn’t released the grades because incumbent Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett knows the results won’t be positive, said Democrat Glenda Ritz, Bennett’s opponent.


Parents learn to teach children literacy skills

MCUW and the Salvation Army worked together at the Literacy Party on Wednesday to teach parents with children 5 years old and younger ways they can ensure their children will be ready for kindergarten.


Grant to prepare students for college

Indiana universities will receive $36,000 from the “Core to College” grant, funds intended to establish relationships between higher and K-12 education.


Ind. urges education coalitions

In an effort to increase college completion and student success, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education challenges local leaders from all 92 Indiana counties to form a College Success Coalition.


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