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August 20, 2015

 

Arlington Principal Stan Law prepares his senior leadership team on Aug. 3, 2015 right before students are let in the building for the first time. (Photo Credit: Eric Weddle/WFYI Public Media)

Attendance Low As Arlington High School Works On ‘Rebirth’

Just two weeks into the start of school, more than 200 students are missing from Arlington High School as the principal strives to remake the program.

August 19, 2015

 

The number of first-year educators granted a Hoosier state license dropped dramatically last year, according to Department of Education data. (Photo Credit: Sofia/Flickr)

Searching for Solutions to Indiana’s Teacher Shortage

Most people don't dispute Indiana is facing a shortage in its teaching workforce. The question now: how can the problem be remedied?

August 6, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Museum Preschool Program Faces Access, Quality Challenges

Preschool programs operated by local museums are springing up around Indianapolis, and they face unique questions of capacity, accessibility and quality.

July 22, 2015

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz faces the press following the official announcement of her run for governor. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

What Do Analysts Make of The Ritz For Governor Campaign?

State superintendent Glenda Ritz is facing a stumbling block in her gubernatorial campaign. Can she still regain footing to be competitive in the primary?

July 8, 2015

 

Building blocks were among wome of the new materials Tina Howell was able to purchase for her pre-k classroom at Brownstown Christian Daycare. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Final Countdown: Jackson County Readies For On My Way Pre-K

Jackson County, the only rural county selected for Indiana's On My Way Pre-K program, will launch its pilot efforts in just a few weeks.

July 2, 2015

 

Five years ago, the General Assembly created a school choice program to help low-income students get out of failing schools. Today, more middle class families and students who never attended public schools are using the vouchers. (Photo Credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

5 Years Later, School Choice Looks Dramatically Different

The school choice program created five years ago to help low-income students get out of failing schools now looks dramatically different.

July 1, 2015

 

Arlington Community High School has returned to Indianapolis Public Schools Corp. after three years being run under a state contract by charter school company Tindley Accelerated Schools. (Photo Credit: Eric Weddle/WFYI Public Media)

Arlington Returns To IPS But Students Fear Too Much Change

Arlington High School returns to Indianapolis Public Schools today, but students fear too much change.

June 16, 2015

 

Indianapolis Public Schools students at a commencement ceremony on June 9, 2015. (Photo Credit: Indianapolis Public Schools)

Once Common, Graduation Waivers Now A Last Resort At IPS

Like many school districts across the state, Indianapolis Public Schools are working to lessen the number of graduation waivers students receive.

June 10, 2015

 

A supporter holds his sign supporting state superintendent Glenda Ritz during her announcement she will run for governor in 2016. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Ritz Roundup: ‘Glenda For Governor’ and Other Links

Looking forward to state superintendent Glenda Ritz's campaign for governor of Indiana, peek at some of her stances on education issues throughout her tenure.

May 28, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Michelle Vinnacombe/Flickr)

How Charter Schools Benefit From The Newest Budget

High-performing charter schools will now have access to more state money. What will that mean for the alternative schools and their traditional counterparts?

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