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March 23, 2017

 

As of 2017, student loans in the U.S. have created $1 trillion of debt for students.

Rep. Messer Introduces Bill To Expand IU Student Debt Initiative

The bill would require colleges to send annual letters to students informing them of their student loans and estimated annual or monthly payments.

March 23, 2017

 

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Protections For Student Journalists Pass Senate Committee

House Bill 1130 would prevent public K-12 schools from disciplining students for expressing their First Amendment rights in a school-funded publication.

March 22, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Prayer In Schools Bill Goes To Full Senate, Closer To Law

House Bill 1024 would protect open prayer and religious dress, writings or other religious expression in schools.

March 21, 2017

 

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Indiana House Panel Advances Measure On Teacher Unions

Labor unions say the measure is another "poke in the eye" from Indiana lawmakers, who previously passed a right-to-work law, curtailing union power.

March 21, 2017

 

Ivy Tech Community College is second in the nation for students using Pell Grants to attend college.

Fed. Budget Puts Low-Income College Grants On Chopping Block

Ivy Tech Community College is second in the nation for students using Pell Grants to attend college.

March 20, 2017

 

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Purdue University To Extend Tuition Freeze Into 2018-2019

The announcement of a sixth year of tuition freezes at Purdue University has been met with skepticism from some members of the school’s faculty.

March 20, 2017

 

The Muncie Community Schools board voted to close Southside High School, leaving Central High School as the only remaining high school in the city.

What Options Do Muncie Schools Have With $15 Mill Budget Deficit?

School leaders could turn to school closures, emergency loans or forgoing building repairs.

March 17, 2017

 

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Deadline Extended: Students Have Until April 15 To File FAFSA

The FAFSA form is used for determining eligibility for federal and state financial aid.

March 16, 2017

 

Jennifer McCormick is the Republican candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

McCormick Asks For 2019 Start Date For New Test, Not 2018

State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick asked a Senate education committee Wednesday to extend the timeline for creating a test to replace ISTEP+.

March 15, 2017

 

Lawmakers cut the proposed increase for the On My Way Pre-K program from $20 million to $6 million during the next two years.

Sen. Committee Slashes House Pre-K Funding Bill, Nix Voucher Link

Lawmakers cut the proposed increase for the On My Way Pre-K program from $20 million to $6 million during the next two years.

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