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Fate of new Indiana education standards uncertain as tight deadline for approval approaches
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 6:08 PM EDT
The national spotlight is on Indiana's education leaders as they speed toward a deadline to replace Common Core learning standards with benchmarks crafted by the state.
But frustration with the short deadline and confusion about the review process could mean delays.
Officials now must balance pressure to get the draft approved before teachers start their summer planning against the need to address potential criticism of the standards before the final vote.