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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 23, 2015

 

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Voucher Program Growing Exponentially In Some Districts

The number of students using the state-funded voucher program is growing exponentially in some communities in Indiana.

June 17, 2015

 

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Teachers Will Get A Lesson On LGBTQ Issues From Students

A group of LGBTQ students in south-central Indiana is creating a training program for teachers so they can interact better with their students.

June 16, 2015

 

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Indiana Voucher Program Cost State $40 Million Last Year

Indiana’s voucher system that allows low-income kids to use state funds to attend private schools has put the state in a $40 million deficit.

June 9, 2015

 

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New Pre-K Program To Open In High Need Indy Neighborhood

Early Learning Indiana will open a new preschool on Indianapolis' East side, a high need area for pre-k.

June 3, 2015

 

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SBOE Takeaway: Schools Can Now Choose Formative Test Vendor

The State Board of Education met today and discussed a new plan for schools choosing their formative assessments.

June 3, 2015

 

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New Board, New Issues? A Shift In SBOE Brings New Concerns

The new State Board of Education met for the first time today, but can it avoid the problems the old board faced? Most members hope so.

May 29, 2015

 

Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, appointed former Fort Wayne superintendent Steve Yager to the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Senate Republicans)

Meet The New State Board Of Education: Steve Yager

Steve Yager is one of the new State Board of Education appointees, and says he doesn't want politics to get in the way of education policy decisions.

May 27, 2015

 

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Governor And Lawmakers Announce New SBOE Appointees

State officials announced names Wednesday of five new people who will join the State Board of Education.

May 26, 2015

 

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Pre-K Pilot Improving Programs Statewide

Thanks to two similar preschool programs for low-income kids, more high quality programs are emerging across the state.

May 22, 2015

 

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If Glenda Ritz Runs For Governor, What Are Her Chances?

If Glenda Ritz enters the race for governor, she'll have to campaign differently than her run for state superintendent in 2012.

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