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May 27, 2016

 

Every year on Noon Edition, we speak with graduating high school seniors.

Noon Edition: High School Graduates Reflect, Look Forward

Every year on Noon Edition, we speak with graduating high school seniors.

May 27, 2016

 

A gender neutral bathroom sign on the UCSD campus.

Survey: Transgender Bathroom Access In Schools

Some schools have decided to change their policies, but others are resisting. Take our survey: what should Indiana schools do?

May 26, 2016

 

Shooting of the Fauno Danzante and the Hermaphrodite sculpture with photogrammetric targets

IU To 3-D Map Greek, Roman Art At Italian Museum

IU and Florence Italy’s Uffizi Gallery Museum will create 3-D digital collections online of over 1,000 classical sculptures dating back to the 15th century.

May 26, 2016

 

Frankfort teacher Anne Lanum works with English learner students.

Frankfort’s English Learner Teachers Scramble For Resources

While most schools struggle to meet the needs of students who don’t speak English, rural school districts face decreasing enrollment and tight resources.

May 25, 2016

 

Sonographer performing ultrasound

Indiana University Sues State To Block New Abortion Law

A federal judge invited the university to file its own lawsuit over the law Tuesday when she denied its bid to join an existing lawsuit.

May 24, 2016

 

The 23-person panel– created by a law that calls for the elimination of the Indiana’s current standardized test known as ISTEP+– will be made up of lawmakers, state agency heads, educators, business leaders, parents and teachers union representatives.

ISTEP Panel Worried About Short Deadline For Re-Writing Test

The committee faces a tight deadline to come up with a replacement for the exam. The ISTEP+ will be repealed in July 2017.

May 24, 2016

 

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Purdue To Re-Open Room Where Student Was Killed In 2014

Purdue this summer will start renovations on the basement, including the room where 21-year-old Andrew Boldt was fatally shot and stabbed by a fellow student.

May 23, 2016

 

Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.

Gary Community Schools Still Faces Budget Woes

Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.

May 20, 2016

 

The White House released guidance to public schools saying they must allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity

Indiana Lawmakers Differ Over Federal Transgender Guidelines

Some lawmakers are pushing back against the federal guidance that public schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.

May 19, 2016

 

A new study says a teacher's race influences whether black students are placed in gifted programs, like honors classes.

Black Students More Likely Seen As Gifted By Black Teachers

A new study says a teacher's race influences whether black students are placed in gifted programs, like honors classes.

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