— A vote on final changes to Indiana's new education standards is set for
the week of April 28.
Star reports the State Board of Education has delayed the vote from the
April 9 meeting it originally was set for.
The delay gives
more time to analyze more than 2,000 comments posted on the math and
English standards before submitting a final proposal. It also will mean
less time for teachers to adjust lesson plans for fall classes.
A spokeswoman for
the Center for Education and Career Innovation, another education body
crafting the standards, says no further delays are expected.
passed last year called for new standards amid growing criticism of
Indiana's use of national education standards known as Common Core.