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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

April 15, 2016

 

State Board of Education members Steve Yager, Cari Wicker and Vince Bertram listen to the presentation about the growth tables at Friday’s meeting.

SBOE Moves Forward With New Growth Model For A-F Grades

The new rules include student growth on the ISTEP+ in the elementary and middle school and high school calculations.

April 15, 2016

 

A meeting of the Indiana State Board of Education

SBOE Will Address Failing Schools And A-F Growth Tables

The State Board of Education meets Friday for its monthly meeting. It will decide the fate of seven failing schools.

April 14, 2016

 

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$50 Million State Voucher Program Continues To Grow

More than 32,000 students now use scholarships, up from around 4,000 students the first year, 2011-2012.

April 12, 2016

 

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Education Leaders Weigh In On ESSA For Indiana

State education leaders spent time in Washington D.C. learning about the Every Student Succeeds Act and how it will affect education in Indiana.

April 11, 2016

 

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Guest Blog: The Surprising Loneliness Of Teaching

First year teacher Sara Draper explains, in her own words, why teaching elementary school can be lonely.

April 8, 2016

 

Purdue

National Labor Board Will Look At Grad Student Unionization

Graduate students at Purdue want to form a labor union, and a similar movement is happening around the country at private universities.

April 5, 2016

 

School desk with textbook.

No Child Left Behind Update Will Soon Come To Indiana

Since the Every Student Succeeds Act was introduced, states have been waiting to learn how it will affect local schools, and it looks like that time is soon.

March 31, 2016

 

The Purdue Bell Tower on the West Lafayette campus.

Purdue Students’ Attempt To Form Labor Union Uphill Battle

Many international graduate students don't want to confront a boss they work for at the university, in fear of losing their place in a program.

March 29, 2016

 

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

High Demand For Free STEM Training For Dual Credit Teachers

Dual credit teachers teaching STEM classes can take free graduate level classes at private universities in the state, thanks to a new grant.

March 24, 2016

 

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How Do New Teachers Balance School And Personal Life?

First year teacher Gabe Hoffman is working to balance his demanding school schedule and making time for his personal life.

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