The bill looking to expand state funded pre-k also allocates $1 million for in-home digital preschool learning.
The struggle between a Republican governor advocating for pre-K funding and a reluctant Republican-held legislature is a familiar one in Indiana.
Increases include more money for English Language Learners and students living in poverty.
Manufacturing jobs require specialized training, so companies having a hard time filling open positions are finding new opportunities to teach workers.
State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick asked a Senate education committee Wednesday to extend the timeline for creating a test to replace ISTEP+.
The second half of the legislative session begins this week, and the House and Senate have two very different bills to expand state funded pre-K.
Rep. Melanie Wright (D-Yorktown) sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos asking her to hire a public school educator as her Deputy Secretary.
The Indiana Youth Institute issues the report every year, as part of a nationwide effort to study the well being of children.
Gov. Eric Holcomb requested $10 million in additional funding for preschool. A Senate committee voted to reduce that to $3 million.
Senators voted down a bill Monday that would have changed the Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to an appointed one.