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May 5, 2015

 

19 counties in Indiana have switched to centralized vote centers

Trend Continues As 12 Of 17 School Referenda Pass

A majority of school-related ballot measures passed this election cycle, in keeping with what has become a May voting trend since 2008.

May 4, 2015

 

State Board meeting

State Board Could Look Different After May Meeting

The State Board of Education gathers for its monthly meeting beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday in Indianapolis.

April 30, 2015

 

Glenda Ritz

Glenda Ritz Considers Run For Governor, Will Decide By June

Ritz says the Republican-dominated legislature made her reconsider running for governor in 2016.

April 29, 2015

 

Members of the Indiana House of Representatives met Wednesday to finalize legislation on a number of different issues. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Final Attempts To Clarify State Board Makeup, Duties

Lawmakers finalized changes to the makeup and duties of the State Board of Education as the 2015 legislative session came to a close Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015

 

School districts may turn to voters to help finance construction or general fund projects during elections. (Photo Credit: Phil Roeder/Flickr)

What’s The Word? Schools As Salespeople For Referenda

With property tax caps in place, many school districts turn to voters to help fund capital projects – how do they make the sale?

April 28, 2015

 

Indiana STatehouse

Lawmakers Pass Dual Language Pilot Program

Students in the immersion program would begin simultaneous instruction in two languages beginning in elementary school.

April 27, 2015

 

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Compromise On SB1 Keeps Ritz As Chair Through 2016

State superintendent Glenda Ritz would remain chair of the State Board of Education under the conference committee report released Monday.

April 23, 2015

 

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State Board Bill Will Address Access To Data

Some legislative leaders say they will try to help increase access for the State Board of Education to Department of Education data.

April 22, 2015

 

State superintendent Glenda Ritz currently serves as the chair of the State Board of Education, but if Senate Bill 1 goes forward that would no longer be the case. (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

A Recap Of Senate Bill 1 And The Future Of The SBOE

SB 1 could change the state superintendent's role on the State Board of Education – but she would retain many of her other duties.

April 21, 2015

 

Eighteen school-related measures will appear on local ballots May 5. (Photo Credit: Jessica Whittle Photography/Flickr)

More School Districts Will Seek Multiple Referenda In May

Thirteen school districts will ask voters to consider funding 18 separate school-related measures on the ballot May 5.

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