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September 10, 2014

 

Emily (left) and Holli Burnfield work on language arts lessons together. The girls are homeschooled, along with their younger sister Layla, in Bloomfield.

Homeschool Families Don’t Have Many State Guidelines

As families opt to homeschool to avoid dealing with the frustrations of traditional school, Indiana's lax regulations often leave them to their own devices.

September 9, 2014

 

DePauw University ranks high in accessibility for middle- to low-income students.

Report: DePauw Ranks High As An Economically Diverse College

Thanks to outreach programs, DePauw was in the top 20 of a New York Times list showing where low- and middle-income students are enrolling.

September 8, 2014

 

Former Butler President Bobby Fong Dies At 64

Former Butler University President Bobby Fong led the university from 2001 to 2011.

September 8, 2014

 

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Purdue Introduces New Competency-Based Degree Program

Purdue University created a new competency based degree program, which allows students to progress through programs once they master specific skills.

September 8, 2014

 

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Archdiocese Measures Interest In New Catholic High School

The church is using focus groups and surveys to determine if a new Catholic high school would be utilized south of Indianapolis.

September 5, 2014

 

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Ritz’s Budget Proposal Would End Textbook Fees For Students

Ritz submitted her proposed schools budget to the State Budget Agency this week, asking for a three percent increase in public school funding.

September 5, 2014

 

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IU Kelley School Teams Up With NFL Players Association

IU's Kelley School of Business partners up with the NFL to bring business education to current and former players.

September 5, 2014

 

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Ritz Asks For $200 Million Increase In Education Budget

The Indiana Department of Education is requesting a three percent budget increase. The state legislature will vote on the budget next year.

September 4, 2014

 

Noblesville high school hallway

Research Forces Schools To Contemplate Start Times

The American Academy of Pediatrics is encouraging middle and high schools to push back their start times to align students’ biological sleep rhythms.

September 4, 2014

 

Joe Donnelly and Thomas Perez

Labor Secretary Emphasizes Education As Key To Higher Wages

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez visited a career-focused school in Indianapolis on Wednesday.

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