The Indiana Department of Education released a new grading system to measure school performance.
Students who cannot prove their citizenship could be forced to pay out-of-state tuition, which is three times in-state tuition.
Governor Mitch Daniels proposed the idea for the scholarship last year to reward those students who finish up high school early.
State education chief Tony Bennett wants to change state law to compel the Indiana Department of Education to help failing schools much earlier.
He says he questioned the idea of taking America "back to the good old days because those days weren‘t good for everyone" .
A two-month pilot-study tests whether legislators could potentially use iPads to cut back on paper costs.
Daniel Hasler, who has been working with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation since February, will be the new Secretary of Commerce
Four IPS public schools facing state takeover are community schools, which were modeled to improve urban school graduation rates, not test scores.
The state of Indiana has agreed to pay the full $5 million to the State Fair stage collapse victims who filed a class action law suit.
A former Indianapolis mayor and his wife say a domestic violence arrest report doesn't tell the whole story of what led to his arrest.
The statue has been undergoing renovations since April.
Chrysler, GM and Ford all showed double-digit growth this month.
Teams from businesses around the city dressed up and joined the adult spelling bee fundraiser to support Monroe County Public Schools.
Crane Naval Base employees who were at the Pentagon on 9/11 will speak at a memorial at the Crane Naval Base on Thursday, September 8.
The state relies heavily on apartment complex managers to enforce the grill fire laws because enforcement officers cannot inspect every apartment.
Indiana University says it is trying to make accommodations for students who currently do not have proper housing.
Manufacturing is largely responsible for the state‘s increase in new jobs.
Charlene Spierer addressed the letter to the people who know what happened to Lauren the night she disappeared.
Some individuals still had to work this Labor Day holiday, but many said it is what they have to do to pay the bills.
Two competing ordinances could change the rules for driving a golf cart in Franklin.
Crews are working to finish Indianapolis‘s 9/11 memorial by the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Hoosiers can expect to pay significantly higher beef prices in the coming months.
An Indiana researcher says a person's field of study is more important than the level of his or her degree.
Payroll withholdings were close to last year's levels and individual income tax revenues were up just over six percent.
The 11-year old defendant is the youngest person tried for murder in almost nine decades.
After a year in existence, the task force is heading to the internet for public input.
An Indiana advocate is calling on the General Assembly to create legislation to help reduce underage drinking in the state.
An Indiana University professor organized a panel discussion reflecting on how Muslims have been affected in the 10 years since 9/11.
The judge heard from the boy’s former Sunday school teacher, family friends and therapists.
A state committee is considering prohibiting project labor agreements involving construction wages and union agreements.
The public is encouraged to come and speak at the meeting to help influence the discussion.
The State Fair Commission hopes to start distributing funds within the next two weeks.
A change in the cost of living index could eliminate the benefits of a city employee salary increase in Columbus.
The Bloomington City Council decided in August to lower the speed limit on neighborhood roads since a federal mandate required signs to be replaced.
Indiana university presidents said they should not be bound by state legislative control.
Crane employees were in the Pentagon when the hijacked plane flew into the building.
A town hall meeting held at La Casa brought IU staff and community members together after the center was targeted from acts of racial harassment.
The second and final phase of the B-Line trail opened Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stopped in Merrillville Thursday to speak at a gathering of northwest Indiana political and business leaders.
US News And World Report's choice of research partners has sparks protest from many of the nation’s leading teacher colleges.
Add your story to the map or read the stories of where others were on September 11, 2001.
Crane Naval Center employees were in the Pentagon when an airplane flew into it on September 11, 2001.
Emergency response teams have tried to increase the speed and coordination of their disaster response efforts in response to threats like 9/11.
When September 11, 2001, occurred, the Indianapolis airport already had plans to replace its aging terminal.
Hundreds of people filled the Council Chambers of City Hall for the meeting, including environmental groups, and members of Bloomington’s business community.
Teachers are trying to find the best way to teach their students about 9/11.
9/11 has reshaped Indiana culturally both in the daily activities such as transportation and larger issues like the opinion of the Muslim community.
While airport security has drastically increased in recent years, rail security remains lax.
Children who were just born around the time of 9/11 explain what they know and believe about September 11 and the events that followed.
IU Athletics and the Indiana State Police department are advising fans to take alternate routes so they don’t miss kick off.
A 12-year-old faced a possible murder charge but the judge determined the evidence could not prove the boy intended to harm his brother.
Indiana Public Media explores how Indiana has changed in the 10 years since 9/11.
Indianapolis dedicated its 9/11 memorial Sunday near the canal in downtown.
An auto communities consortium held at Ivy Tech hopes to help those communities recover.
Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenburger says he thinks Mitch Daniels has written off future government posts.
A bridge spanning the Ohio River from New Albany to Louisville is closed indefinitely.
The champion computer from the game show "Jeopardy!" goes to work diagnosing and treating cancer.
Private Brett Spencer was killed Friday after stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan.
A ground turkey recall affects several Bloomington businesses.
Indiana has standardized its travel-advisory system.
Early voting in Marion County this year will be limited to the City-County Building.
Were you dismayed by the Indianapolis Colts blowout loss to begin the season Sunday? So, too, are Indianapolis ticket brokers.
Eventually the beam will become part of a permanent memorial at McDowell Switchyard dedicated to recognizing public safety officers across the country.
Section 5 includes the area along SR 37 from Bloomington to Martinsville.
10 Indiana schools ranked well in the 2012 best colleges guidebook from U.S. News and World Report, specifically in the category of best value schools.
New tort claims are the first to list the county music band as a defendant after their stage collapsed at the state fair last month killing 7 people.
The Indiana Supreme Court has refused to take over jurisdiction in the election challenge against Secretary of State Charlie White.
In his State of Education address Tuesday, Superintendent Tony Bennett called Indiana a national leader.
The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City is revamping its entrance to showcase the Indiana Limestone used in the building.
A Bloomington investment manager has been reappointed to the Ports of Indiana Commission. But what does a person from a landlocked area know about ports?
Indiana crops yields have been low because of heavy rains followed by a hot summer.
LHP Software is announcing plans to open a new location in the Columbus area. Officials say that will create about 200 new jobs.
Experts disagree on whether a new medical device tax could lead to higher consumer prices.
The staff in the Coroner's office are contract employees, and most make less than minimum wage despite the fact that they require specialized training.
A national rally to push for alternatives to expensive college textbooks came to Indiana University on Wednesday.
Only 10 percent of parents think their own teens drank alcohol in the last year and 5 percent think their teens smoked marijuana in the last year.
The 9/11 commission said the U.S. is safer since 2001, but old and new issues still need to be addressed.
U.S. postal centers around the state could be consolidated to save money.
Lauren Spierer was seen at Kilroy's Sports Bar on the night of her disappearance.
Officials say the error rates are misleading because of the way errors are counted at the federal level.
An Indianapolis lawyer says an insufficient response to the state fair stage collapse is one reason he continues to file lawsuits.
Indiana's unemployment rate has been below the national average for seven months.
Mayor Fred Armstrong remembers the Essex family as an integral part of the Columbus community.
Winston Fiore is raising money for kids with a common birth defect known as Cleft palate.
Many community leaders are evaluating the importance of war and the future of terrorism.
Jim Connor has created a 14-foot palm tree made of more than 250 Indiana license plates and four geode coconuts.
According to a study done by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network in 2009, ridicule towards gay or lesbian students is still prevalent in schools.
The United Way of Monroe County kicks off its 2011-2012 community fundraising campaign Friday afternoon with a banquet in Memorial Stadium.
Hamilton reflects on what the United States must do to be safer.
The Duke Energy Wabash unit in Terre Haute might close because of failure to meet new EPA rules regulating mercury release.
A school district that discontinued busing is now working to get parents to carpool.
The Bartholomew County Sheriff‘s Department has initiated a random drug screening program for all employees of the department.
Authorities are investigating a threat written in the bathroom of a Bloomington middle school.
The man is expected to be charged with the murder of 19-year-old Amanda Bach, found dead in a town near Gary, Indiana.
A number of Indiana cities appear near the top of a recent list of GDP growth from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
When determining what impact that might have, Indiana Business Research Center Director Jerry Conover says the president’s plan is still short on details.
The Indiana National Guard joins the rest of the American military as the repeal of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy goes into effect today.
Groups that sponsored a brain will receive their prototype in November and then turn it over to an artist who will design it.
The satellite will likely break into about 100 pieces, creating fireballs that should be visible even in daytime.
Though the United States still has prestige with other countries, the retention of getting students to complete college has declined.
Students will create a business plan for a company focused on Internet and software technology.
State police have issued 25 citations and 24 warnings for texting while driving since the law went into effect in July.
The future of investment in Columbus may play a key role in deciding the city’s next mayor.
Monroe County Humane Society needs funds to keep the doors open and programs functioning.
Teen court allows students who admit a crime or offense to go before a jury of their peers.
The governor talks about potential solutions and the importance of furthering the national conversation.
The state called for a rehearing after the Court’s first opinion was thought to say citizens had no right to resist police from entering their homes illegally.
The IPRC says the increase however in marijuana use is up across all age groups.
Lt. Col. Ogden said their program requires cadets to display respect and provide dignity to those all sexual orientations.
The panels are part of a larger effort to create the 'Aerotropolis' or airport city.
One farm safety expert says the agricultural industry is having trouble breaking through that plateau.
The federal and local law enforcement say they will work together to handle the region's repeat offenders.
Otis' Bloomington factory is closing in 2012, leaving more than 200 employees out of work.
The family of Chance Jackson is suing the Martinsville School District for failing to protect their son from Michael Phelps, who shot Jackson on school property
IU experts say the recent tax cap and the end of the toll road lease will keep local city and county budgets on the edge for at least a few years.
Bedford and Mitchell officials hope the 4G network will help attract businesses to their hurting economies.
A report from Purdue University’s State Utility Forecasting Group predicts electricity rates in Indiana will go up 20 percent in just the next six years.
Researchers say the days when people thought of condom use as a barrier to pleasure may soon be gone.
Farmers say they need a late frost to give their crops time to mature. They planted crops late this year because of the rainy spring and hot summer.
The Monroe County Council has a preliminary budget number for 2012, but still has a way to go before a final number is agreed upon and voted on.
Downtown post office move to Walnut street expected in October.
Hundreds braved the rain and gathered on the Indiana University campus for a special concert in honor of missing student Lauren Spierer last night.
The recent comment made on a Franklin Central High School student‘s Facebook page illustrates the pressure it places on administrators.
Officials at the Indiana Department of Education welcomed the Obama administration’s plan to offer states waivers from portions of the No Child Left Behind law.
Similar events have been held in Indianapolis in the past.
After 17 years in business, the national organization Angel Food Ministries has gone out of business – including shuttering its Kokomo location.
Many attended a community-wide military funeral in Spencer for the fallen Private Brett Wood.
Bartholomew School Corporation scored higher in the SAT than nationwide averages.
College GO! Week is organized by the Commission for Higher Education and the state Departments of Education and Workforce Development.
The Franklin County Sheriff‘s Department found the bodies while investigating a call about a child wandering alone.
Senior Petroleum Analyst with Gasbuddy.com Patrick Dehaan said the Midwest is below the average of other areas, mainly due to local supply factors.
MCCSC officials faced difficult decisions in finding funds for extracurricular activities and some staff are still not getting all of their stipend.
IU Art Museum Program "The Spoils of War" is a self-guided tour which details art looted during World War II.
Bennett wants the failure window shrunk from six years to four.
After the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup finals to the Boston Bruins, angry Vancouver residents vented their frustration in the streets.
IU President Michael McRobbie will deliver his "State of the University" address on the IU Bloomington campus today
The Communication Workers of America Local 4730 released a statement outlining their concerns about the future of Indiana University
IU President Michael McRobbie says state funding for the university has been cut by nearly $100 million.
The vote by the city council will apply to all elected officials.
The council voted not to withhold funding for three planned roundabouts in Bloomington after several hours of debate that lasted well into Wednesday.
Thirteen rallies were held around the state Tuesday, including one in Bloomington.
The committee will not decide on the tower's fate until next month.
Parents Tuesday voiced their concerns about the Monroe County Community School Corporation’s new, longer school days.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA is set to provide nearly one-and-a-half million dollars to Spencer residents affected by the 2008 floods.
An online poll on Facebook and Sprite's website led to the award.
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Alisha Brennon, whose partner, Christina Santiago, was killed in the accident.
European researchers say there’s evidence that some particles can move fast than light. This is not a new concept for one Indiana University professor.
An Indiana mandate requiring newborns be screened for heart defects was emphasized by a recent change from the federal Department of Health and Human Services.
26 states, including Indiana, Wednesday petitioned to have the high court hear the case.
Officials say the iPad purchase will enhance student achievement.
Students are back and there are often traffic backups near IU’s campus. But the problem could be outdated infrastructure.
Brown, Floyd, Marion, Monroe and Vanderburgh counties have a higher percent of same-sex households than the national average.
Indiana's unemployed will no longer be able to receive both severance pay and unemployment benefits.
Events for Hispanic Heritage Month runs through October 15.
Indiana State Police say a Fayette County man is in custody in connection with the Franklin County murders.
Using cocaine can increase the likelihood of developing glaucoma by as much as 40 percent, says new IU School of Medicine research.
The Logansport Community School District is implementing a new alternative to out-of-school suspensions.
Renovations and a negotiated union contract helped to keep Bedford GM plant in business.
Lauren Spierer may have raised awareness of crime in Bloomington and on IU’s campus, but it is not the only incident of lawlessness at the school.
The release coincides with the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.
The state attorney says is pushing the General Assembly to pass legislation before the 2012 Super Bowl.