INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Ñ
The Indiana Department of Education is collecting public input on a proposal
that would bring the state into compliance with new federal education rules.
Jennifer McCormick’s office announced this week that people have until 11:59
p.m. on July 20 to offer their thoughts through an online survey.
The federal Every
Student Succeeds Act was signed into law in 2015, replacing the No Child
Left Behind law established under President George W. Bush.
The new law
similarly requires annual tests in grades 3-8 and in high school. But it
also gives states more flexibility in designing and implementing their
The state education
department sought input from educators, administrators, parents and
community members before putting together the draft plan.
Surveys can be
found online at: