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September 3, 2014

 

A new national report places Indiana among the states considered the least prepared in the event of an emergency.

Hoosier Schools Could Plan Better For Emergencies

Indiana ranks among the bottom third of states when it comes to preparedness for natural disasters and other emergencies.

August 26, 2014

 

A new recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests middle and high schools delay the start of their day so students get the right amount of sleep.

Doctors: Let Students Sleep To See Better Performance

A group of doctors now recommends that middle and high schools delay start times to help students perform better in class.

August 25, 2014

 

Two more mayor's charters in Indianapolis will close after the end of this school year

Why Are So Many Charter Schools Closing?

Two more charter schools in Indianapolis have decided to give up their charters after the current school year ends, continuing what seems to be a recent trend.

August 22, 2014

 

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Dugger Receives $50,000 For New Community Charter School

The new Dugger-Union Community Schools has received support from the Indiana Rail Road in the form of a pledge of $50,000 in matching funds.

August 18, 2014

 

A turnaround operator has run Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy in Gary since the state intervened in 2012. Many schools in Gary are at risk of this.

IDOE Appoints Staffer To Help Low-Performing Schools In Gary

A member of the Indiana Department of Education staff will work full time with the Gary Community School Corp. this year.

August 15, 2014

 

Indiana applied for an extension to its No Child Left Behind waiver at the end of June.

Indiana Continues To Wait As States Get NCLB Extensions

18 of the 31 states that applied for a No Child Left Behind waiver extension received it, but Indiana continues to wait for news on its extension.

August 12, 2014

 

Indiana's state public schools reported more than 9,400 bullying incidents last year.

Indiana Releases First Statewide Report On School Bullying

Indiana has one of the highest rates of bullying incidents in the country - a new Department of Education report recently put a number on that statistic.

August 12, 2014

 

A new charter school in Dugger will now occupy the former Dugger Elementary school building, as well as the Union Junior/Senior High School.

Old Dugger School Buildings To House New Community Charter

Community members in Dugger gained possession of their old public school buildings, which will now house a new charter school for neighborhood kids.

August 11, 2014

 

A turnaround operator has run Theodore Roosevelt College & Career Academy in Gary since the state intervened in 2012. Is a similar fate in store for other Gary schools?

State Officials To Discuss Future Of Gary School District

State education officials will host a community forum for Gary Community School Corporation families staff tonight to discuss district improvement options.

August 11, 2014

 

Indiana Cyber Charter School offers virtual instruction to students enrolled around the state.

National Education Contractor Sues Indiana Charter School

Indiana Cyber Charter School has been sued by its former management company for non-payment of almost $600,000 in service fees.

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