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August 27, 2015

 

As part of a new two-year contract, teachers in the state's biggest public school district could be seeing their first raise in five years.

IPS Teachers To Get First Pay Raise in 5 Years

As part of a new two-year contract, teachers in the state's biggest public school district could be seeing their first raise in five years.

August 27, 2015

 

Richmond Community Schools is the latest district to implement a âno backpackâ policy at its high school. (Photo Credit: KPBS Online/Flickr)

Backlash Against New School Policies Prohibiting Backpacks

More and more districts are introducing policies prohibiting the use of backpacks in Indiana schools, much to the dislike of students.

August 27, 2015

 

After a long string of drug and alchohol related incidents involving members of the IU Football and Men's Basketball teams, IU President, Michael McRobbie voiced his displeasure over seeing athletes in the news for the wrong reasons.

IU President Reprimands Hoosier Athletes’ Behavior

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie made it known he is displeased with the string of legal trouble for student athletes.

August 27, 2015

 

The Bloomington City Council is recommending new protections for veterans and the homeless.

City Council Recommends Protections Against Discrimination

A proposed addition to the Bloomington Human Rights Ordinance could grant protective status to veterans and the homeless.

August 27, 2015

 

Blue Indy, the multi-million dollar electric and hybrid ride-sharing program starts next week.

Morning Headlines: Thursday, August 27, 2015

The City of Indianapolis is prepping for the official September kickoff of Blue Indy.

August 26, 2015

 

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For A Successful Pre-K Experience, Involve The Parents

Preschool programs in the state are pushing to create more concentrated parent involvement programs to help children succeed academically.

August 26, 2015

 

A refinery in Whiting, Indiana that partially shut down earlier this month is back up and running, which could mean lower fuel prices are to come.

Gas Prices Expected To Drop After Indiana Refinery Re-Opens

Gas prices in Indiana may finally be ready to fall again.

August 26, 2015

 

Kokomo YMCA City Hall

Ask The Mayor: Kokomo’s Greg Goodnight Talks City Budget

Mayor Goodnight tells us who gets to use their new downtown baseball stadium as well as the progress of summer road construction projects.

August 26, 2015

 

A third human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in St. Joseph county.

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Associated Press reports a northern Indiana refinery that partially shut down earlier this month is up and running again.

August 25, 2015

 

More than 800 accredited colleges and universities nationwide do not require students to submit standardized test scores to be considered for admission. (Photo Credit: James Martin/Flickr)

Few Indiana Participants In New College Admissions Trends

In general, Indiana colleges and universities shy away from new trends in college admissions, like becoming test-optional and relying heavily on social media.

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