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April 21, 2015

 

Eighteen school-related measures will appear on local ballots May 5. (Photo Credit: Jessica Whittle Photography/Flickr)

More School Districts Will Seek Multiple Referenda In May

Thirteen school districts will ask voters to consider funding 18 separate school-related measures on the ballot May 5.

April 20, 2015

 

StateImpact Indiana

What’s Left In The ‘Education Session?’

Issues of testing, school funding and State Board of Education governance remain on the General Assembly's docket.

April 20, 2015

 

Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

New Campaign Aims To Give College Students Intern Experience

The Commission for Higher Education launched "Career Ready Indiana" Monday afternoon.

April 17, 2015

 

A new report finds statistical differences in academic outcomes for Indiana students using school vouchers versus their public school counterparts. (Photo Credit: chancadoodle/Flickr)

Study: No Academic Difference For Voucher Students

A new bipartisan report says there are no academic differences between students using school vouchers and their public school peers.

April 16, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Additional Grants To Fund 600 More On My Way Pre-K Spots

Additional grants provided by a combination of public and private funds will create roughly 600 more spots for the fall state-sponsored pre-k program launch.

April 9, 2015

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz appears at a rally on her behalf at the statehouse in February. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

Bill To Change State Board Chairmanship Still Alive

A measure to change leadership on the State Board of Education now moves to the full House for a vote.

April 9, 2015

 

State Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

Senate Echoes House In Constructing Education Budget

The budget proposed by the Senate Appropriations Committee looks similar to a House version released last month, with a few key changes to school funding.

March 31, 2015

 

Members of the State Board of Education will meet Wednesday in Indianapolis. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board To Continue Testing Talks Wednesday

The State Board of Education meets Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. in Indianapolis.

March 26, 2015

 

Schools receiving six consecutive failing grades could face state intervention. (Photo Credit: amboo who/Flickr)

How Should The State Be Involved In School Intervention?

Senate lawmakers continued talks about school turnaround Wednesday, specifically discussing how much involvement the state should have in the process.

March 20, 2015

 

Workload, low pay and lack of benefits could be reasons why fewer people sign up to substitute teach. (Photo Credit: elementalPaul/Flickr)

Need Substitute Teachers? So Do Many Hoosier Districts

Districts across the state have experienced a shortage of qualified substitute teachers over the last few years, and school leaders have many theories why.

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