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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

October 31, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz is the Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

As She Battles For Re-Election, A Look At Glenda Ritz’s First Term

In the first of a two-part series looking at the candidates in the race for Superintendent of Public Instruction, we look at Democrat incumbent Glenda Ritz.

October 28, 2016

 

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Letter To ISTEP Panel From Superintendents: Don’t Rush The Process

A group of superintendents wrote a letter to the ISTEP panel encouraging them to take their time re-writing the test.

October 26, 2016

 

Three students wore a Confederate flag as a cape at Bloomington High School North Wednesday.

Bloomington HS Bans Confederate Flag After ‘Disruptive’ Display

Three Bloomington High School North students came to school Wednesday wearing Confederate Flags as capes.

October 26, 2016

 

Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school proposed for Monroe County, proposes a focus on educating children through a classical education in the liberal arts and sciences.

Report: Indiana’s Voucher Program One Of Most Expansive In Country

IU researchers found that IN's school voucher program has the most students attending private school using state money that have never attended a public school.

October 13, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz (left) and Jennifer McCormick.

You’re Invited: State Superintendent Debate In Ft. Wayne

Glenda Ritz and Jennifer McCormick, the candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction, will debate in Ft. Wayne Oct. 17.

October 12, 2016

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz and the Department of Education released a proposal for the state’s new testing system.

Ritz And The Department Of Education Propose New Testing System

Superintendent Glenda Ritz and the Department of Education released a proposal for the state’s new testing system.

October 11, 2016

 

Testing expert Ed Roeber

From The Experts: What Should Indiana Do With The ISTEP?

Testing expert Ed Roeber encouraged the panel to spend at least two years creating and implementing the new assessment system and not rush into it.

October 10, 2016

 

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Indiana Chamber Of Commerce Endorses McCormick For State Supt.

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce endorsed Jennifer McCormick Monday for state superintendent.

October 5, 2016

 

The Department of Education will release 2016 ISTEP data in the coming weeks, according to district officials.

Education Dept. Says ISTEP Grades Will Be Public In The Next Month

The Department of Education will release 2016 ISTEP data in the coming weeks before calculating A-F grades for schools, according to district officials.

September 28, 2016

 

Building blocks were among wome of the new materials Tina Howell was able to purchase for her pre-k classroom at Brownstown Christian Daycare. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Legislators Push Back On Request To Expand Pre-K Opportunities

A group of business and philanthropy leaders want the legislature to expand scholarships for low-income children to attend high quality pre-k.

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