Education Archive

July 18, 2014

 

Arlington High School, a takeover within the Indianapolis Public School system, will remain open through the 2014-15 school year.

Arlington High School Will Stay Open, Operated By EdPower

One of Indianapolis Public Schools' takeover schools will remain open and under operation by non-profit EdPower, with assistance from the district.

July 18, 2014

 

Community members pack the gym at Lincoln School for a public meeting about the school's failing accountability scores.

Future Of Two Evansville Schools Now In Hands Of State Board

Community members from two Evansville schools met with state representatives Thursday to discuss improvement plans after five failing accountability scores.

July 18, 2014

 

Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Names New Chancellor of Columbus, Southeast Regions

Ivy Tech Community College has named Chris Lowery Chancellor of its combined Columbus and Southeast regions.

July 17, 2014

 

An increasing number of teachers is leaving the workforce each year.

Study: Teacher Turnover Is Higher Than Ever

A new report shows that roughly half a million U.S. teachers move or leave the profession each year.

July 17, 2014

 

Indiana University

IU Wraps Up Data Breach Response Effort

An Indiana University spokesman says the response to data breach cost the university $130,000.

July 16, 2014

 

Some Hoosiers question whether the choice of a State Superintendent of Public Instruction should fall to voters or government officials.

Should Indiana’s Superintendent Be Elected Or Appointed?

Recent friction between the State Board of Education and Superintendent Glenda Ritz raises the question: should her position be appointed rather than elected?

July 15, 2014

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz addresses the press outside July's State Board of Education meeting.

Teachers Anxious Over State Board Tension, Lack Of Movement

Infighting between State Board of Education members and Superintendent Glenda Ritz worries many Indiana teachers, who need board guidance on pressing issues.

July 14, 2014

 

Governor Mike Pence and state superintendent Glenda Ritz co-chaired the Education Roundtable meeting in June.

Online Petition: Governor Pence, Let Ritz Do Her Job

An online petition encouraging Governor Pence and his SBOE appointees to stop interfering with Ritz's job on the board has almost 500 signatures.

July 11, 2014

 

The Excel Center in Kokomo serves over 300 adult students seeking their high school diploma.

Adult High School Gives New Meaning To ‘Back To School’

The Excel Center in Kokomo, which offers adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, just finished its first year as a new charter school.

July 10, 2014

 

Tony Bennett will pay a $5,000 fine after the Inspector General ruled he did violated one ethics code during his time in office.

State Ethics Commission Accepts Bennett’s Settlement

Former state superintendent Tony Bennett will pay $5,000 for using government resources during his 2012 re-election campaign.

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