Wells students to start ISTEP+ this week
Drums and cymbals
High school graduation rates in Wells County again have exceeded the state average.
NWCS discusses system that may make snow days obsolete
Area high schools will offer certified training
Indiana schools have instructions from state education officials on how to administer the ISTEP+ exam, just days before students can begin taking the test.
Each of Wells County’s three public school districts would see funding increases under a proposed two-year state budget.
A company that administers the state’s ISTEP+ test has increased server capacity ahead of the upcoming exam, after a test run of the system last week led to problems locally and throughout Indiana.
Knights claim sectional crown
Despite a refusal by the State Board of Education to consider suspending education accountability, the idea seems unlikely to fade away.
Lancaster students make blankets for police for victims of accidents, crimes
The State Board of Education will consider a measure to suspend education accountability for one year.
Health and schools officials in Wells County will continue to monitor cases of measles that have sickened people in 17 states and Washington, D.C.
Wells County educators say it is unclear how a move by Gov. Mike Pence to seek cuts in testing time for the state’s ISTEP+ exam might affect their plans for the test.
Lancaster Central school raising funds for more Spheros
Program that provides food for Wells County students for the weekend is cash-strapped
Area educators say they are concerned about a move by state officials to lengthen this year’s ISTEP test and an accompanying practice exam.
School districts in Wells County could lose thousands of dollars over the next few years due to proposed changes to the state’s funding formula for career and technical education, Northern Wells Community Schools...
Snow days could be replaced by online time
Support is growing for state-funded pre-kindergarten programs across the country, according to a new report released this month.