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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 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

 

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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.

June 5, 2014

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and her A-F accountability panel co-chair, Steve Yager, prepare for the group's second meeting.

Feds Require New Standardized Test To Keep NCLB Waiver

The new assessment will eliminate multiple choice testing and require students to come up with an original answer.

June 4, 2014

 

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18 Counties Named As Finalists For Pre-K Pilot Program

The Family and Social Services Administration is choosing five counties to participate in the state’s new pre-k pilot program.

June 3, 2014

 

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Dugger School Parents Have Hope For New Charter

Union High School in Dugger closed a few weeks ago because of budget issues, but a potential charter could bring a school back to the town.

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