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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 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.

June 2, 2014

 

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Rep. Messer: ACA Will Cost Indiana Schools Too Much

Rep. Luke Messer introduced legislation that would exempt schools, colleges and universities from the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

May 28, 2014

 

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IPS Will Provide Free Breakfast And Lunch For All Students

At last night's school board meeting, the Indianapolis Public Schools announced it will provide free breakfast and lunch for all students starting this fall.

May 27, 2014

 

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IU Summer Tuition Discount Successful Outside Of Bloomington

Tuition discounts at Indiana University's regional campuses are boosting summer enrollment.

May 23, 2014

 

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Last School Day In Dugger Emotional For Students, Teachers

The Northeast School Corporation voted in December to close Dugger Elementary and Union Jr./Sr. High School in Dugger, Ind.

May 19, 2014

 

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Report: Indiana’s Funding For Rural Schools Is Poor

Nationwide, Indiana’s rural schools and districts are in the top 20 for needing improvements.

May 14, 2014

 

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Board Of Education Votes To Pursue Adjunct Teacher Permit

The State Board of Education today voted down the state superintendent's proposal to abandon changes to teacher licensing rules.

May 13, 2014

 

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

Department Of Education Explains Plan To Keep NCLB Waiver

Board members criticized Glenda Ritz on Tuesday for not informing them of the problems Indiana was having meeting No Child Left Behind waiver requirements

May 12, 2014

 

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U.S. Education Secretary Requests NCLB Updates From Indiana

Education Secretary Arne Duncan is requesting Indiana keep his office updated on its efforts to comply with the No Child Left Behind waiver requirements.

May 9, 2014

 

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Education Board Meeting Tuesday To Discuss NCLB Waiver

The State Board of Education will meet with the Indiana Department of Education to discuss how to remove the condition on Indiana's No Child Left Behind waiver.

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