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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

February 4, 2016

 

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Q&A: Jennifer McCormick, GOP Candidate For State Supt.

Jennifer McCormick will run as a Republican for state superintendent.

January 26, 2016

 

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2015 Public School A-F Grades

Legislation passed at the 2016 General Assembly allowed for the DOE to grant schools the better of this year’s and last year’s grade.

January 22, 2016

 

Two national consultants recommend a series of quick steps to improve next year’s ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Kate Parker/Flickr)

Pence Signs Bills Helping Teachers, Schools With ISTEP

Before signing the bills Pence acknowledged that Ritz anticipated the dip and was the first to come up with a solution for shielding schools and teachers.

January 20, 2016

 

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How Do We Keep New Teachers In Schools? Good Principals

Teacher retention is an important issue in Indiana right now, and one family of educators wrote a book on how principals can best support new teachers.

January 19, 2016

 

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House Committee Begins Discussion On Re-scoring 2015 ISTEP

A bill in the House calls for a rescore of the 2015 ISTEP.

January 15, 2016

 

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Report: Purdue Should Solely Run IPFW, Split With IU

A new report recommends IU to maintain its health sciences and medical programs, but the campus would effectively become an extension of Purdue.

January 14, 2016

 

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Halftime Report: Reflections On The First Semester

The latest installment in The First Year series checks in with two of the teachers on winter break, to reflect on their first semester in the classroom.

January 13, 2016

 

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Pence Echoes Education Priorities For Legislative Session

Governor Pence supported the efforts of the legislature with regard to education bills in his State of the State speech Tuesday.

January 12, 2016

 

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ISTEP Bills Move Quickly Through Legislature

The General Assembly continued to move bills that give schools and teachers relief from the 2015 ISTEP quickly through the legislative process Tuesday.

January 8, 2016

 

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Two Efforts Made This Week To Address Teacher Shortage

The legislature and the Commission for Higher Education both made efforts this week to attract and retain more teachers to the classroom in Indiana.

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