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September 29, 2014

 

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Gary Schools Owe $2.6 Million To Keep Buses Running

The Gary Community School Corporation owes its busing company more than $2 million to keep services running.

September 26, 2014

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and her A-F accountability panel co-chair, Steve Yager, prepare for the group's second meeting.

State Superintendent Criticizes Governor’s Education Center

Glenda Ritz this week blamed her conflicts with the State Board of Education on the Center for Education & Career Innovation.

September 25, 2014

 

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ISU’s Statesman Towers Finally Slated To Fall

The two 15-story towers have a date with a $4 million demolition.

September 25, 2014

 

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Pre-K Pilot To Launch In Four Of Five Counties In January

Representatives of the five counties chosen to participate in the pre-k pilot program met in Indianapolis yesterday to discuss implementing the program.

September 24, 2014

 

Gov. Mike Pence met with officials Wednesday from each of the five counties selected for the state's pre-k pilot program.

County Leaders, State Officials Meet To Plan Pre-K Pilot

The five counties in Indiana’s pre-k pilot program met together face-to-face with state officials Wednesday as they prepare to begin implementation.

September 23, 2014

 

Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school proposed for Monroe County, proposes a focus on educating children through a classical education in the liberal arts and sciences.

School Community Debates Proposed Monroe County Charter

Parents and school leaders are split over whether the Seven Oaks Classical charter school would be good for the Bloomington community.

September 22, 2014

 

Preschool-age students in Indianapolis are on their way to having high quality options for education - as long as state officials can agree on how to pay for them.

1-2-3′s: The Battle Over Funding For Pre-K In Indianapolis

As Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard gains support for his pre-k initiative, one of his potential future opponents says there are other ways to get there.

September 19, 2014

 

Roosevelt Career & Technical Academy in Gary has been run by turnaround operator EdisonLearning, Inc. since 2012.

Turnaround Officials: Defining Partner Roles Key To Success

State Board of Education members met with school officials and turnaround operators in Gary to discuss improvement efforts at Roosevelt High School.

September 18, 2014

 

Wide variation in state academic standards makes comparison across the country - as well as internationally - difficult, according to new research.

Individual State Standards Don’t Bode Well For U.S.

New research finds that what’s considered “proficiency” in certain subjects varies widely across states, and between the U.S. as a whole and its neighbors.

September 17, 2014

 

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IPFW May Switch Management From Purdue To IU

IPFW, a Fort Wayne campus managed by Purdue but jointly owned by Purdue and Indiana University, are in talks to change managements.

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