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October 4, 2017

 

Former mayor of Fort Wayne and SPEA professor Paul Helmke addresses the audience in the Paul H. O'Neill Graduate Center

SPEA Panel Talks Gun Violence In Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting

The panel focused on the potential legislative implications of the shooting.

October 4, 2017

 

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and the Sisters of Providence campus recognized in the National Register of Historic Places

Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods Added To National Register

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and The Sisters of Providence in Terre Haute are now included in the National Register of Historic Places.

October 4, 2017

 

Solar panels at Lowel Middle School abutting a corn field.

Legislature To Hear How Solar Bill Affects Schools

A legislative study committee will examine how a controversial law passed earlier this year that changes the affordability of solar panels affects schools.

October 4, 2017

 

The State Board of Education is expected to release 2014 A-F school grades Wednesday, after they delayed doing so during last month's meeting.

2017 Indiana School Grades: More As, Fewer Bs

The State Board of Education approved school A-F grades for the 2016-2017 school year Wednesday.

October 3, 2017

 

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Indianapolis Fire Department Holds Annual Fire Safety Olympics

Students participated in hands-on activities like saving a baby, stop, drop and roll drills, and escaping a simulated fire.

October 3, 2017

 

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Former Ivy Tech President Tom Snyder Received $1 Mill Payout

Tom Snyder retired as president of Ivy Tech Community College in June 2016. The college was struggling with budget cuts.

October 3, 2017

 

A math teacher leads a lesson on mathematic inequalities at Charter School of the Dunes in Gary. On average, kids in charter schools outperform their traditional public school counterparts in both math and reading.

Lawmakers Want Options To Aid Financially Struggling School Corps

State lawmakers want to figure out how to identify and help school corporations before they fall into financial distress.

October 3, 2017

 

Not many students have participated in the existing three-year program, and there's been little study on whether such degree tracks are effective in the first place.

$4 Mill Grant To Address Shortage Of Bilingual Teachers

Purdue researchers have been awarded $4 million to address the shortage of teachers with an expertise in English language learning and bilingual education.

October 2, 2017

 

Students' backpacks in a locker

Indiana Awards $43.4M Contract To Design, Administer ILEARN Test

The state awarded a three-year, $43.4 million contract to a nonprofit assessment and research company Monday to design the replacement of the ISTEP exam.

October 2, 2017

 

Dr. Shannon Risacher.

IU Researchers Get $2M To Study Traumatic Brain Injuries

Indiana University researchers have won a $2.1 million federal grant to study the long-term impact of traumatic brain injuries.

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