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Indiana Department of Education Releases Updated Choice Scholarship Report

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:00am

The Indiana Department of Education released the updated 2016 Choice Scholarship Report today.  The updated report includes the final “Choice Scholarship Savings” calculation for the 2015-16 school year.

A copy of the report can be found here.

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Indiana Department of Education Announces Twelve Promising Practices

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:00am

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education announced twelve new Promising Practices today. The Promising Practices program identifies high-quality education practices and wrap-around services in communities throughout the state.

“Across the state, Indiana’s schools and communities are implementing innovative education practices to meet the diverse needs of Hoosier students,” said Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. “The high-quality instructional practices and support services we are recognizing today exemplify those innovative practices and are essential to providing every Hoosier students with a high-quality education.”

Identified Promising Practices are student-centered and focus on positively impacting students though innovative programming and activities that provide a high-quality learning environment and experience. In addition to publicly recognizing selected schools, each promising practice is shared across the state as an example of best practices that are having a positive influence on Hoosier students.

By December 2016, the Department will recognize 200 Promising Practices in honor of Indiana’s bicentennial. To date, the Department has identified 128 Pre-K – 12 programs throughout the state. Promising Practices are identified based on a review of the program and input from experts who work directly with the school or district.

A list of today’s Promising Practices can be found below.

School Corporation School Promising Practice East Allen County Schools Districtwide East Allen University East Noble School Corporation Districtwide Professional Development Courses Elkhart Community Schools Districtwide Mental Health Collaboration Greenwood Community Schools Southwest Elementary School Fifth Grade Living Museum Madison Consolidated Schools Madison Junior High School Meet the Makers Marion Community Schools Frances Slocum Elementary School Disciplinary Alternative Education Program Migrant Regional Service Center 1 Region-wide Parent Engagement Migrant Regional Service Center 4 Region-wide Migrant Preschool MSD Warren Township Raymond Park Intermediate Academy Personalized Professional Learning MSD Wayne Township Achieve Virtual Academy Digital Badges for Teacher Mastery South Bend Community School Corporation Perley Primary Fine Arts Academy Art Integration Vigo County School Corporation Districtwide Media Centers Kick Up a New Pace

Additional information about the Promising Practices program can be found on the Department’s website.

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