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July 10, 2015

 

An Indiana University freshman checks in on Move-In Day.

Grant Helps Expand Sexual Violence Awareness For Students

Thanks to a State Department of Health grant, IU freshmen visiting campus for student orientation will notice increased efforts against sexual violence.

July 10, 2015

 

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate are in the process of voting on separate rewrites for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. (Photo Credit: Rob Crawley/Flickr)

What’s The Status On No Child Left Behind?

Congress is making moves to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act – here's how talks are progressing, and what changes could mean for schools.

July 8, 2015

 

Building blocks were among wome of the new materials Tina Howell was able to purchase for her pre-k classroom at Brownstown Christian Daycare. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Final Countdown: Jackson County Readies For On My Way Pre-K

Jackson County, the only rural county selected for Indiana's On My Way Pre-K program, will launch its pilot efforts in just a few weeks.

July 6, 2015

 

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IU Student To Graduate With A Degree In Stand-Up Comedy

The Individualized Major Program at Indiana University will soon lead to a first for the school: a degree in stand-up comedy.

July 2, 2015

 

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Dual Language Pilot Program Available To Schools

The State Board of Education approved Wednesday a dual language immersion pilot program for schools.

July 2, 2015

 

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)

5 Years Later, School Choice Looks Dramatically Different

The school choice program created five years ago to help low-income students get out of failing schools now looks dramatically different.

July 1, 2015

 

State Board of Education members Byron Ernest (left) and Eddie Melton listen to presentations during the boardâs July meeting. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

State Board Kicks Off Flexibility Discussions for A-F Grades

The State Board of Education began discussing options for giving schools A-F accountability grades for the 2014-15 school year at their meeting Wednesday.

July 1, 2015

 

Arlington Community High School has returned to Indianapolis Public Schools Corp. after three years being run under a state contract by charter school company Tindley Accelerated Schools. (Photo Credit: Eric Weddle/WFYI Public Media)

Arlington Returns To IPS But Students Fear Too Much Change

Arlington High School returns to Indianapolis Public Schools today, but students fear too much change.

June 29, 2015

 

State Board of Education member Vince Bertram and state superintendent Glenda Ritz listen during the a meeting in June 2015. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

New Legislation Will Keep State Board Busy This Month

The State Board of Education has a ton on its to-do list Wednesday, thanks mostly in part to recently passed legislation.

June 29, 2015

 

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Purdue To Offer New Degree Based on Skills, Not Credits

The school is the first public school in Indiana to offer a "competency-based" degree.

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