Hoosier Education Wire

HOOSIER EDUCATION WIRE 9-27-16

Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz Releases Updated Outreach Data

Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, released updated data from the Indiana Department of Education’s Outreach Division of School Improvement today.  The data show that since the creation of the Outreach Division, 193 schools have exited focus or priority status, resulting in improving schools for more than 108,000 Hoosier students.

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Trump fails a crucial test

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about Donald Trump's education policies amd how they would devastate our public education system.

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Michigan Legislature lashes out at Detroit schools

The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.

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How the teacher shortage could turn into a crisis

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.

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Momentum builds for graduate workers' unions

As it gathers momentum, the movement to organize graduate assistants could well overturn old policies barring private college and university graduate workers from unionizing, and pave the way for guaranteed workers' rights in the future.

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