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Lawmakers to Business Roundtable: "Pay Attention"

Ohanian comment: When might the press start asking why the Business Roundtable plays such a role in the education of their children?

Requiring all Indiana high school students to be tested in algebra costs money.

So does requiring new academic standards to be mailed to every parent.

T... [MORE]

— Michele McNeil Solida
staff writer
Indianapolis Star
Education plans often too costly
June 2, 2003

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      Computer glitch could have misscored thousands of ISTEP tests, scoring supervisors say
      <br>Note: Corporate spokespeople for CTB McGraw Hill and the company that purchased its assessment scoring business earlier this year, <a href="http://www.datarecognitioncorp.com/education-services/Pages/default.aspx"> Data Recognition Corp</a>., did not respond to phone calls from the <i>Indy Star.</i> &l... [MORE]

      — Chelsea Schneider and Tony Cook
      Indy Star

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        What Qualifies for Merit Pay?
        <br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> This is from an Indiana male blogger who retired after 35 years of teaching and whose favorite books include: <br> * Foundation Series <br> * The Ugly Little Boy <br> * Nightfall <br> * Charlie and the Chocolate Factory <br&... [MORE]

        — Stu
        Live Long and Prosper blog

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        NCLB Puts Indiana Schools at Risk

        A majority of the schools in Indiana -- representing 270 out of 292 districts -- could be labeled as low performing this year under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
        The designation could lead to a migration of students to higher-performing schools, increasing transportation costs and creating overcrowded conditions at some schools. ... [MORE]

        — Barb Berggoetz and Kim L. Hooper
        staff writers
        Indianapolis Star
        Many state schools fail new U.S. rules
        Feb. 2, 2003

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        It's Difficult to See Benefit of One-Size-Fits-All Mandates
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        IU Report: No Child Left Behind Act Too Stringent for Special Education

        Kay's Comment: This report asks that changes be made to NCLB to respect IDEA. "... including special education students in school curriculum was good, but holding special education programs to normal standards just isn't practical."

        IU report: No Child Left Behind Act too stri... [MORE]

        — Zachary Osterman

        Indiana Daily Student

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