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Remainders: Should IPS share enrollment data with charter schools?

Here are some end of the week education stories from around the state and nation. First, the local headlines:

  • Sharing enrollment data with charters would help stabilize teacher moves, a new report says. (Chalkbeat)
  • A to F panel member says Indiana can’t meet deadline for new grading scheme without data. (StateImpact)
  • Avon is one of 200 schools that receive a share of $9 million in school security grants through a new state program. About half will hire school resource officers. (WIBC, NWI)
  • Molly Chamberlain, former Indiana Department of Education data whiz, joins Gov. Mike Pence’s Center for Education and Career Innovation. (Inside Indiana Business)
  • Russ Pulliam: Here are some alternatives to Glenda Ritz the Democrats could run for governor. (Indy Star)

One late week story from elsewhere in Indiana packed in a lot of Hoosier history:

  • Linda Dague: Don’t close Muncie Central, Indiana’s oldest public high school. (Star Press)

Here’s a couple out-of-state viewpoints on Indiana education issues:

  • AFT’s Randi Weingarten warns against privitizing education speaking in Gary (Post-Tribune)
  • Pence’s vocational education plan aims to help students earn work credentials. (Equipment World)

Finally, we have a few national headlines on issues that relate to the Hoosier state:

  • Is Hunger Games more complex than Grapes of Wrath? Professor takes on Common Core’s use of Lexile reading scores. (The New Republic)
  • An anti-Common Core group has called for parents to keep kids home from school Nov. 18 in protest of the standards. (SayNoToCommonCore)
  • Schools are struggling with the tension between giving students technology tools and limiting the Web access. (Indiana Public Radio)

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