Department of Education Details Strategic Priorities

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Jennifer McCormick is Indiana's Superintendent of Public Instruction. Jennifer McCormick is Indiana's Superintendent of Public Instruction.
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The Indiana Department of Education has outlined its strategic policy priorities ahead of the 2018 legislative session. Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick says the goal of the proposed policies is to "create a rich, innovative and immersive education environment" for students.

McCormick says the policies also aim to challenge students to be successful, lifelong learners. The policies are divided into three categories: Student Learning, School Improvement, and Operational Effectiveness.

"Our 2018 priorities are the result of meeting with hundreds of Hoosiers over the last 11 months. During this time, I met with hardworking and dedicated educators, parents, and community members," said McCormick. "The bounty of information shared is at the heart of our desire to ensure our children not just succeed, but achieve their full potential. As evidenced in districts across the State, focused support is an essential tool in building and maintaining highly successful students, taught by highly effective educators, supported by successful schools in engaged communities."

You can view the department's strategic priorities in detail below. The IDOE says McCormick and her staff will work closely with the Indiana General Assembly to implement each of the strategic priorities.

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