2017 News Releases
IU's Indiana Institute on Disability and Community receives funding to advance policy and practice
(July 11, 2017)
Indiana University's Indiana Institute on Disability and Community has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant to develop and advance the transfer of research and new knowledge in the field of disability studies from the university setting to communities around Indiana, the nation and the globe.
Survey finds teachers more positive toward evaluations, superintendents less positive (June 28, 2017)
Indiana teachers have increasingly favorable views of state-required educator evaluations, according to results of a survey by an Indiana University research center. School superintendents, on the other hand, have grown less favorable in their views, the survey found.
IU report guides state Department of Education on education evaluation reform efforts (February 1, 2017)
On the heels of a recently published white paper (http://go.iu.edu/1tmS) proposing improvements to Indiana’s teacher evaluation system, the Indiana Teacher Appraisal and Support System has released a four-year analysis of the implementation and impact of educator evaluation reform in Indiana.
Report: Indiana teacher evaluations bring positive change, but improvement needed (January 3, 2017)
Indiana should make changes in its teacher evaluation system to provide more clarity and consistency for schools and stronger support for and engagement by educators, according to a white paper released today by an Indiana University research center.