New Graduation Pathways Approved by Indiana State Board of Education This Week

On Wednesday, the Indiana State Board of Education(SBOE) approved several new graduation pathways for Hoosier high school students beginning with the 2019 freshman class.

Though these changes have been a topic of contention lately, the Board states that they were designed to give all students the skills and experiences they will need to take the next step in their educational journeys and to secure good jobs. Continue reading

Culver Community Schools See Enrollment Growth

Culver Community School Board members received a brief enrollment report from Superintendent Karen Shuman when they met Monday night.

According to the Indiana Department of Education enrollment report, Culver Community Schools had a total enrollment of 840 students in 2016. Shuman shared that after comparing this year’s number to last year’s, she found the school corporation has nine more students in general. Continue reading

Triton School Board Awards Staff for Receiving an “A” from the Indiana Department of Education

At the beginning of October, the Indiana Department of Education released their A through F school accountability grades. Triton Schools had been bumped up a letter grade from 2016, receiving an A this year.

In order to show their gratitude to the individuals responsible for the hard work that went into receiving the recognition, the Triton School Board voted to pay for gift cards to be given to everyone on the staff. Continue reading

Local School Receives Advanced Placement Award

The Indiana Department of Education announced the 2016 Advanced Placement award recipients. In order to receive the recognition, schools must have at least 25 percent of their 2016 graduating class received a 3 or 4 on an AP exam.

Plymouth High School is among the list of 73 schools chosen to receive the Advanced Placement award. An award ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon in the Indiana Statehouse.

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Training Video Educates School Leaders on Sexual Abuse

A training video designed to inform school leaders and staff about sexual abuse will be released.

The Indiana Department of Education will be distributing a video to all Indiana school corporations where it is encouraged to share it with all staff members. The video is part of a collaboration between the IDOE, Indiana State Police and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Indiana DOE Releases School Grades

The Indiana Department of Education released the A-F grades for all schools in the state on Wednesday. The release of the grades was delayed after the State Board of Education had received appeals from several schools.

Locally, Plymouth High School received an A, along with Argos High School and Argos Elementary School, Bremen High School, Riverside Intermediate School, Jefferson Elementary School, and Laville Elementary School.

The Washington Discovery Academy received a grade of C, Triton Jr./Sr. High School and the elementary school got a B, Lincoln Jr. High School got a C, Bremen Elementary/Middle School received a C, and Laville Jr./Sr. High School got a C.

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