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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

May 8, 2015

 

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Data: IREAD-3 Passing Rate Dips From Last Year

The passing rate for the state's third grade reading assessment dipped from last year.

May 6, 2015

 

Options Charter School is one of the first charters to receive four consecutive âFâ grades under the state accountability system. The school appealed to the State Board of Education in March to stay open, and the board gave them one year to prove they are a high quality school. (Photo Credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

Fight Against Failure: Charters Struggle With Accountability

Two charter schools that cater to low-performing students are considered failing by the state, and are fighting that designation.

April 27, 2015

 

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Compromise On SB1 Keeps Ritz As Chair Through 2016

State superintendent Glenda Ritz would remain chair of the State Board of Education under the conference committee report released Monday.

April 23, 2015

 

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State Board Bill Will Address Access To Data

Some legislative leaders say they will try to help increase access for the State Board of Education to Department of Education data.

April 14, 2015

 

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Bill To Change State Board And Remove Ritz Passes House

Senate Bill 1 would change the makeup of the State Board of Education, removing the state superintendent as chair and letting the board choose its own chair.

April 10, 2015

 

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House vs. Senate: A Comparison Of School Funding Formulas

The Senate released its version of the school funding formula, which differs slightly from the House's version.

April 3, 2015

 

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State Budget Leaders Continue Push For National Assessment

Senate Bill 566 continues to move through the legislature, despite State Board of Education moves to keep the ISTEP+.

April 2, 2015

 

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Senate Committee Changes School Transformation Zone Bill

A Senate committee amended the transformation zone bill, almost eliminating the transformation zone model from the language.

April 1, 2015

 

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Two Ind. Colleges Help Undocumented Students Pay For School

Wabash and Holy Cross Colleges in Indiana are creating new scholarships for undocumented students.

March 30, 2015

 

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Indiana Universities Speak Out On RFRA

A number of university presidents in Indiana are speaking out against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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