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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

June 30, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

What Education Laws Go Into Effect July 1?

Most of the legislation passed by the General Assembly last session goes into affect July 1.

June 28, 2016

 

Prison Bars

Holy Cross College To Educate Prisoners Using Pell Grants

Holy Cross College was chosen to participate in a federal program that gives prisoners Pell grants to earn college credits and degrees.

June 17, 2016

 

math book

Preliminary IREAD Scores Show Slightly Lower Passing Rate

More students took the test this year, 1,575, which may have had an impact on the passing rate.

June 17, 2016

 

Cook Medical is partnering with Ivy Tech and Monroe County Community Schools Corporation to provide education for new and current employees in south-central Indiana.

Cook Launches Program To Educate Current And New Employees

Cook Medical launched a program Friday that will provide educational opportunities for current employees as well as new employees.

June 15, 2016

 

Eight Indiana schools will receive state grant money to begin or expand their own dual language immersion programs.

Dual Language Programs Continue To Grow Around State

Eight Indiana schools will receive state grant money to begin or expand their own dual language immersion programs.

June 14, 2016

 

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ISTEP Panel Unclear On Vision For New Assessment

The panel that is re-designing the state assessment met for the second time Tuesday to discuss their goals for the new test.

June 9, 2016

 

Chris Conway

Conway: Focusing On The Positive To Create A Successful Year

Chris Conway found that focusing on the positive impacts he made throughout his first year of teaching puts him in a good place to start his second year.

June 8, 2016

 

Draper first year teacher

Draper: Expectations Have To Change Through The First Year

Second grade teacher Sara Draper experienced her ups and downs through her first year, but says the first year affirmed her desire to teach.

June 7, 2016

 

Gabe Hoffman

Hoffman: First Year Challenging, But A Success

First year teacher Gabe Hoffman reflects on his first year in the classroom.

May 23, 2016

 

Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.

Gary Community Schools Still Faces Budget Woes

Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.

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