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April 18, 2017

 

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin visited Purdue University, tweeting:

Purdue Students To Buzz Aldrin: Elon Musk’s $200k Mars Plan Unfeasible

The astronomical and aeronautical engineering students announced their findings Tuesday to former astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

April 18, 2017

 

Indiana statehouse

Appointed Superintendent Bill Heads To Governor

The House advanced a bill to the governor to make the Superintendent of Public Instruction an appointed, rather than elected position.

April 17, 2017

 

The bill looking to expand state funded pre-k also allocates $1 million for in-home digital preschool learning.

As Indiana Looks To Spread Pre-K, Online Option Sparks Controversy

The bill looking to expand state funded pre-k also allocates $1 million for in-home digital preschool learning.

April 14, 2017

 

A community coalition rallies outside of Muncie school board meeting in March.

Muncie To Close 3 Schools In An Effort To Avoid State Takeover

Muncie Community Schools hopes to send a message to lawmakers by taking steps to reduce its multi-million dollar deficit on its own and avoid a state takeover.

April 14, 2017

 

classroom

Prayer In School Bill Heads To Indiana Gov. Holcomb

The bill says traditional public and charter schools can not discriminate against students or parents because of their religious beliefs.

April 13, 2017

 

Jean Kilbourne is an author, filmmaker and speaker.

Author Says She Was Uninvited To Speak At St. Mary’s Commencement

Author and filmmaker Jean Kilbourne says the invitation was withdrawn because of an award she received from Planned Parenthood more than a decade ago.

April 13, 2017

 

As Indiana lawmakers work to create a new standardized test, many indicate they’d be open to removing student test scores from teacher evaluations.

Indiana Lawmakers Eye Pulling Test Scores From Teacher Evaluations

As Indiana lawmakers work to create a new standardized test, many indicate they’d be open to removing student test scores from teacher evaluations.

April 13, 2017

 

Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Northwest, North Central Regions Cutting 43 Jobs

Most layoffs will occur in May, when the semester ends.

April 12, 2017

 

Muncie Schools are included in a bill that would allow the state to help solve the district’s debt, but the superintendent is proposing an alternate plan.

Muncie Schools Propose Own Plan To Solve Debt And Keep State Away

Muncie Schools are included in a bill that would allow the state to help solve the district’s debt, but the superintendent is proposing an alternate plan.

April 11, 2017

 

Protesters block the path of several police vehicles, asking when and how Charles Murray had left the building.

Hundreds Protest Controversial Speaker At Indiana University

A few hundred people gathered to protest Charles Murray, a conservative political scientist who has sparked protests on other college campuses.

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