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March 8, 2017

 

Seven Oaks Classical School is a charter in Ellettsville, Indiana.

Seven Oaks Request To Operate With 50% Unlicensed Teachers Denied

State law requires at least 90 percent of a school’s teachers be state certified or in the process of getting a state license.

March 8, 2017

 

Representative Ron Bacon (R-Chandler) watches a Senate committee vote on his bill to require college students receive a meningitis immunization.

Bill Adds Meningitis To Required College Immunizations

Rep. Ron Bacon's bill is primarily aimed at out-of-state students.

March 7, 2017

 

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels (left) and Indiana University President Michael McRobbie (right) address lawmakers in a Senate budget hearing.

University Presidents Make Funding Pleas To Lawmakers

Some public university presidents expressed concerns over funding increases and the state's performance funding formula for higher education.

March 7, 2017

 

Many are calling on the legislature to expand the current pre-K pilot program to help more kids.

A Tale Of Two Pre-K Bills: What Is The Future Of Early Ed?

The second half of the legislative session begins this week, and the House and Senate have two very different bills to expand state funded pre-K.

March 6, 2017

 

The Delta Omicron Sorority charter at Indiana University Bloomington has been revoked.

Sorority At Indiana University Shut Down After Investigation

Delta Omicron withdrew the IU Bloomington charter because they say members had been involved in activities that "do not represent [their] high standards."

March 2, 2017

 

Rep. Wright and Betsy DeVos.

State Rep. To DeVos: Hire More Educators On Your Staff

Rep. Melanie Wright (D-Yorktown) sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos asking her to hire a public school educator as her Deputy Secretary.

March 2, 2017

 

Pence

Vice President Pence To Speak At Notre Dame Commencement

Pence will be the first vice president to deliver Notre Dame's commencement address.

March 1, 2017

 

Students getting off a bus

Monroe County School Board Outsources Bus Routes To Auxilio

The MCCSC board voted Tuesday to grant 42 bus routes to a Michigan-based bus corporation to address the district's bus driver shortage.

February 28, 2017

 

n a 41-9 vote, state senators pushed ahead a two-year, $32 million proposal that would begin a modest expansion of state-funded preschool in July 2017.

Indiana Pre-K Expansion Moves Forward At Statehouse

In a 41-9 vote, state senators pushed ahead a two-year, $32 million proposal that would begin a modest expansion of state-funded preschool in July 2017.

February 28, 2017

 

Pencils

House Passes Budget With Modest K-12 Funding Increase

Under the plan, K-12 education funding would be increased by 1.1 percent in the first year, and 1.7 percent in the second year, or a total of $273 million.

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