Indiana Unveils New Academic Standards Proposal

Published 02/20 2014 02:29PM

Updated 02/20 2014 02:30PM

The Indiana Department of Education unveils proposed new academic standards for the state's schools, but many are asking "what's changed?"

The new standards are designed to replace the national common core standards, but many educators who have reviewed the draft documents say they don't see much difference.

The standards are designed to show what students should know in certain subject areas in specific grades.

A bill is making its way through Indiana's General Assembly for the state's schools to abandon the federal common core standards.

You can view the proposal by going to http://www.doe.in.gov/achievement/standards/public-comment-identified-k-12-content-standards-college-and-career-readiness

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