Legislation on its way to the governor gets rid of ISTEP by 2017 and assembles a committee to create a replacement.
The Commission for Higher Education has until December to establish the selection process for who gets the scholarship.
Language from a previous bill that expands the voucher programs is still alive in the General Assembly.
Dual credit teachers without a master's degree in their content area need to get additional schooling by 2017.
The bill, which would have allowed superintendents to give teachers raises without negotiating with the teacher’s union, was killed in the Senate.
Last year, Indiana lawmakers rewrote the rules for how they give money to their public schools.
This bill narrowly passed out of the Senate, 26-24, meaning it’s one of the few bills where legislators are voting across party lines.
The House is moving forward with a controversial bill, similar to the teacher pay one killed in the Senate last week.
The Senate will not go forward with HB 1004, which addressed teacher pay and collective bargaining issues.
Amid Illinois' budget deadlock, public colleges are struggling to keep their doors open. Students are worried and looking at places to transfer out of state.