Accountability For All – President’s Message

Posted on April 11, 2017
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Video from IndyStar – The Indianapolis Star In the past few weeks, the Indianapolis Star and the Indianapolis Business Journal have published articles about school vouchers. Both news outlets focused on the need for more accountability when it involves providing funding to private and parochial schools that receive voucher dollars. It is interesting to note, that […]

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In Defense of Teacher-Evaluation Reform | Education Week

Posted on April 10, 2017
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Teacher-quality laws will work, but they need time Article from Education Week By Scott Laband When Gov. Bill Ritter signed Colorado’s teacher-evaluation framework into law in 2010, he set in motion a powerful transformation of the state’s education system. By passing Senate Bill 10-191 with bipartisan support, the state led the nation in forging a […]

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An Interview with Rob Moorhead, 2017 District VIII Superintendent of the Year

Posted on April 10, 2017
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Rob Moorhead, Superintendent of South Ripley Community School Corporation, was named 2017 Superintendent of the Year for District VIII by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents. Moorhead has been South Ripley Community School Corporation superintendent since 2012. The district has remained committed to providing quality educational programs for students despite the decline in state […]

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An Interview with Dr. Tracy Lorey, District VII 2017 Superintendent of the Year

Posted on April 7, 2017
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Dr. Tracy Lorey, superintendent of Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools, was named 2017 Superintendent of the Year for District VII by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents. Lorey has been superintendent since 2012, and previously served the district as a teacher, principal and curriculum director. She graduated from the University of Southern Indiana and earned […]

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An Interview with Dr. Bryan Rausch, District VI 2017 Superintendent of the Year

Posted on April 7, 2017
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Bryan Rausch, Superintendent of Liberty-Perry Community Schools, was named 2017 Superintendent of the Year for District VI by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents. Rausch has been superintendent at Liberty-Perry since 2008. In times of financial cutbacks, Rausch has maximized resources without cutting programs. Cost-saving measures include reducing energy costs, refinancing debt, eliminating three […]

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A Message to IAPSS Members from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

Posted on March 9, 2017
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As a former principal and superintendent, I fully understand the importance of recruiting and retaining effective and successful teachers and educational leaders. I also understand the concern created by the lack of qualified educators in the availability pipeline and the difficulties this issue presents to schools, districts, and students. Our students deserve professionals of the […]

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Raising Students’ Financial IQ

Posted on March 7, 2017
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TCU’s Financial Empowerment program grows in Indiana to more than 100 schools As adults, we deal with a wide range of transactions every day – at the store, online, credit cards, mortgages, insurance and saving for retirement. It’s a challenge to keep up with all the data and tools now at hand, and it’s only […]

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Being Vigilant – President’s Message

Posted on March 7, 2017
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As superintendents, one of our biggest responsibilities is to look after our districts based on the guiding principle of “What is good for children.” We all realize that this responsibility can be very challenging because there are so many competing interests that may take us away from doing our best to protect our students. In […]

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