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JAN
16

  UPDATE (1/17/16): We've been informed that HB 1325 will NOT be moving forward. Thank you for your efforts!   HB 1325 (Rep. Wes Culver, R – Goshen) would replace the ...
https://ista-in.org/take-action-legislators-shouldnt-pull-the-rug-from-under-retiring-teachers

 

 

JAN
16

  SB 10 (Sen. Jeff Raatz, R – Centerville) in its original form would have allowed teachers with fewer than 10 years of teaching experience to factor up to 58 percent of the ...
https://ista-in.org/take-action-policies-that-pit-teacher-against-teacher-will-only-worsen-the-shortage

 

 

JAN
15

  The 2016 session has now been negatively impacted by new bills that take us, once again, down the road to more privatization, top-down mandates, and teacher association ...
https://ista-in.org/7-bad-education-bills-were-tracking-among-others

 

 

JAN
13

ISTA’s annual Evening of Excellence, held Feb. 23, is quickly approaching!   This year, ISTA will honor members who’ve been recognized locally, statewide, or nationally as an ...
https://ista-in.org/nominate-an-excellent-educator

 

 

JAN
12

  Two bills, which aim to pause accountability rules for a year, passed their house of origin Tuesday.   HB 1003 (Rep. Bob Behning – R, Indianapolis) seeks to decouple ...
https://ista-in.org/bills-pausing-accountability-move-closer-to-governors-desk

 

 

JAN
08

A long held goal by some is to break teacher unions in Indiana. In the last decade, a slew of out-of-state corporate funders have pushed bills aimed at weakening teachers’ voices and their ...
https://ista-in.org/take-action-tell-legislators-there-should-be-no-winners-and-losers-in-teaching

 

 

JAN
06

  A bill to hold schools harmless for a predicted drop in ISTEP scores has passed an initial legislative hurdle. Under SB 200,(R – Auburn) the high-stakes A-F accountability grades for ...
https://ista-in.org/despite-objections-by-education-reform-groups-bill-holding-schools-harmless-passes-committee

 

 

JAN
06

  Wednesday was the first House Education Committee hearing of the 2016 legislative session, and the results appear positive for Hoosier educators.   Rep. Bob Behning’s ...
https://ista-in.org/bill-pausing-istep-scores-impact-on-teacher-evaluations-improved

 

 

JAN
05

  HB 1003 (Rep. Bob Behning (R), Indianapolis) purports to prevent the 2014-15 ISTEP scores from being used in teacher evaluations and limit their impact on teachers’ ...
https://ista-in.org/tell-legislators-to-pass-a-clean-bill-to-hold-teachers-harmless

 

 

JAN
04

  Registration is now open for the second annual Good Teaching Conference 2016! The Good Teaching Conference is designed by teachers, for teachers to support excellent teaching and learning ...
https://ista-in.org/looking-for-professional-development-opportunities-register-for-the-good-teaching-conference

 

 

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