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Claire McInerny

Claire McInerny is a reporter/producer for WFIU/WTIU news. 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 25, 2014

 

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Same-Sex Couples In Monroe County Wed After Judge’s Ruling

Same-sex couples received marriage licenses for the first time in Monroe County after a federal judge ruled Indiana's ban unconstitutional.

June 23, 2014

 

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Education Roundtable Recommends Changes To Future Testing

The Education Roundtable on Monday recommended major changes to next year’s ISTEP+ exam as part of a plan to maintain the state’s No Child Left Behind waiver.

June 23, 2014

 

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State Education Board To Discuss NCLB Waiver And Testing

The State Board of Education is meeting this afternoon to discuss how the state plans to keep its No Child Left Behind waiver.

June 20, 2014

 

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Program Translates Real World Experience To The Classroom

The Transition to Teaching program helps people without an education degree learn how to teach in a classroom setting.

June 19, 2014

 

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IDOE Report Shows Voucher System Costs State $16 Million

The private school voucher system saved the state money the first two years it was in place but cost nearly $16 million last year.

June 18, 2014

 

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IDOE Releases Proposal To Keep NCLB Waiver For Comment

The Department of Education released the draft of its proposal to keep the state’s No Child Left Behind waiver Monday and is accepting public comment.

June 17, 2014

 

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Indianapolis Charter Carpe Diem Will Expand To Three Schools

A charter board has approved an expansion plan for the Indianapolis charter school Carpe Diem, which uses traditional instruction alongside digital lessons.

June 16, 2014

 

Gov. Pence speaks at a podium at a press conference.

Pence: School Accountability Must Continue

Governor Mike Pence said Indiana will not freeze school accountability after implementing a new ISTEP+ this spring, as proposed by Glenda Ritz.

June 13, 2014

 

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The Process For Indiana To Get A New Assessment

The state must create a new assessment that aligns with the academic standards it recently adopted.

June 6, 2014

 

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Report: School Counselors Are Underutilized And Overworked

A recent report indicates school counselors only spend 10 percent to 25 percent of their time doing college and career prep.

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