Education Archive

September 1, 2014

 

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Social Class Impacts Children’s Educational Outcomes

A study reveals students from working class families don't get as much attention from teachers as those in the middle class.

August 28, 2014

 

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Feds Grants Indiana NCLB Waiver Extension

The U.S. Department of Education extended Indiana's waiver from No Child Left Behind requirements.

August 27, 2014

 

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Report: Indiana’s Voucher Program Best In The Country

The Center for Education Reform ranked Indiana's voucher program as the best in the country.

August 27, 2014

 

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IU Graduation Moved From Assembly Hall Due To Construction

Indiana University's graduation is being held at Memorial Stadium in the spring because of renovations being made to Assembly Hall.

August 27, 2014

 

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Shortened Summers Help Students But Hurt Seasonal Businesses

As more Indiana school districts switch to a balanced calendar with shorter summers, seasonal businesses are seeing revenues drop.

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 25, 2014

 

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IU Finish In Four Award Encourages On-Time Graduation

The pilot program offers to freeze the cost of tuition and fees during students' sophomore year, if they're on track to graduate on time.

August 23, 2014

 

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Universities Seek Ways To Reduce Textbook Costs

Universities look to e-books, websites and partnerships in an effort to make college more affordable.

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.

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