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Claire McInerny

Claire McInerny is an education reporter for StateImpact Indiana. She comes to WFIU/WTIU from KCUR in Kansas City. She graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Kansas where she discovered her passion for public media and the stories it tells. You can follow her on Twitter @ClaireMcInerny.

Recent Posts by Claire McInerny

November 25, 2014

 

A case over whether or not families should pay busing fees in Franklin Township has made its way all the way to the state Supreme Court.

The Franklin Busing Case Looks Back To Nagy Opinion

Lawyers in a school transportation case before the state Supreme Court are looking to a past case involving parent fees in a public school system.

November 20, 2014

 

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Pre-K Pilot Begins Soon, A Tight Timeline For Some Counties

The pre-k pilot program will launch in four counties in January, a quick turnaround since counties found out about their selection in July.

November 19, 2014

 

Preschoolers color at a kindergarten prep program at Emerson Elementary School in Seymour.

Applications For Pre-K Pilot Now Available For Parents

Parents in the five counties selected for the pre-k pilot program can begin submitting applications for scholarships.

November 15, 2014

 

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Columbus Councilman Lienhoop Announces Candidacy For Mayor

The accountant announced his intention to run for office Saturday morning.

November 15, 2014

 

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The Virtual Option: Schools Prepare For Potential Snow Days

The Indiana Department of Education is offering school districts the option to make up snow days by offering students virtual instruction on those days.

November 13, 2014

 

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Indiana Student Debt 16th Highest In The Country

Indiana's 2013 college graduates have an average debt of $28,466, the 16th highest in the country

November 11, 2014

 

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WISH-TV/Ball State Survey Shows Pre-K And Textbook Support

A statewide survey conducted by WISH-TV and Ball State University shows the majority of Hoosiers want the state to pay for textbooks and pre-k programs.

November 10, 2014

 

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What A-F Grades Mean For Focus And Priority Schools

2014 A-F grades show big improvement for the state's priority schools.

November 7, 2014

 

The State Board of Education is expected to release 2014 A-F school grades Wednesday, after they delayed doing so during last month's meeting.

2014 A-F Grades Compared To Previous Years

2014 A-F grades were released this week, and this year there are more As than ever.

November 5, 2014

 

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2014 A-F Letter Grades For Every Indiana School

The State Board of Education approved school letter grades Wednesday.

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