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November 17, 2014

 

Leadership of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce says one of the groupâs top legislative priorities for the 2015 session is pushing to make the position of State Superintendent of Public Instruction appointed beginning in 2016.Currently, Indiana is one of 13 states with an elected superintendent, according to the National Association of School Boards of Education. Members of the

Chamber of Commerce Pushes To Appoint State Superintendent

Indiana Chamber of Commerce leaders say they will push this legislative session to make the position of State Superintendent appointed beginning in 2016.

November 15, 2014

 

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The Virtual Option: Schools Prepare For Potential Snow Days

The Indiana Department of Education is offering school districts the option to make up snow days by offering students virtual instruction on those days.

November 14, 2014

 

One in five females on Indiana's college campuses is raped or sexually assaulted by the time she graduates, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Higher Ed Commission Joins Discussion On Sexual Assault

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has expressed interested in taking steps to address sexual assault on college campuses.

November 13, 2014

 

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Indiana Student Debt 16th Highest In The Country

Indiana's 2013 college graduates have an average debt of $28,466, the 16th highest in the country

November 12, 2014

 

The Family and Social Services Administration has announced a new, official name for the state's pre-k pilot program:

FSSA Accepting Provider Applications For Pre-K Pilot

The Family and Social Services Administration has begun accepting applications from providers interested in participating in the state’s pre-k pilot program.

November 12, 2014

 

Anderson Community Schools is the latest Indiana district to experience issues with its transportation provider.

Anderson Pulls Bus Company Contract After Failed Inspections

Anderson Community Schools ended a contract with its transportation provider Tuesday night, after the company's fleet failed a number of state inspections.

November 12, 2014

 

The BCSC referendum could have raised up to $12.6 million dollars over seven years for Busy Bees scholarships

What One County’s Experience Might Mean For Statewide Pre-K

Bartholomew County voters said no to funding preschool with increased taxes. What will this mean for the larger discussion on how to fund pre-k statewide?

November 11, 2014

 

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WISH-TV/Ball State Survey Shows Pre-K And Textbook Support

A statewide survey conducted by WISH-TV and Ball State University shows the majority of Hoosiers want the state to pay for textbooks and pre-k programs.

November 10, 2014

 

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What A-F Grades Mean For Focus And Priority Schools

2014 A-F grades show big improvement for the state's priority schools.

November 7, 2014

 

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.

2014 A-F Grades Compared To Previous Years

2014 A-F grades were released this week, and this year there are more As than ever.

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