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February 21, 2017

 

john bartlett

Lawmaker Seeks More Prayer In School

Could more prayer in school be a cure for societal ills?

February 21, 2017

 

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Report: Indiana Colleges Issuing More Career Prep Certificates

It's promising news for Indiana factories where many skilled, long-time workers are nearing retirement.

February 21, 2017

 

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ISTEP Replacement Bill Clears House

The Indiana House passed legislation Monday to replace the ISTEP exam starting in the 2018-19 school year.

February 20, 2017

 

Bosma Long

Senate Kills Bill To Appoint State Superintendent

Senators voted down a bill Monday that would have changed the Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to an appointed one.

February 17, 2017

 

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Notre Dame President Says No To Sanctuary Campus Designation

The President said a public declaration of Notre Dame as a sanctuary campus could draw attention to vulnerable students.

February 17, 2017

 

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)

GOP Plan: Failing Private Schools Could Appeal To Keep Vouchers

Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, has proposed a plan to allow failing private and religious schools to appeal to keep receiving publicly funded vouchers.

February 16, 2017

 

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House Budget Proposal Eliminates Teacher Bonus Program

House Republicans revealed their proposal for the state budget Wednesday, eliminating teacher performance grants based on how students perform on state tests.

February 15, 2017

 

Key Republicans in the state Senate have already signaled that they object to cigarette tax increase.

House GOP Budget Plan Moves Out Of Committee

The $31.7 billion plan includes a modest funding increase for K-12 education and an additional $10 million for the state preschool pilot program for needy kids.

February 15, 2017

 

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Student Journalists Seek Protection With House Bill

Student journalists descended on the Indiana Statehouse Tuesday to demand First Amendment protections for themselves.

February 14, 2017

 

Many education related organizations made donations to political campaigns this election cycle.

Indiana School Credit Ratings At Risk, May Cost Districts Millions

A credit rating agency has placed a 90-day watch on loans to Indiana districts due to uncertainty that districts can pay off their debt in a timely manner.

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