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December 18, 2017

 

The Indiana Arts Commission says Adrian Matejka will begin his two-year term as Indiana's poet laureate on Jan. 1, helping to promote poetry across the state.

Indiana’s New Poet Laureate Is IU Professor Adrian Matejka

Indiana's next poet laureate is an Indiana University professor who was born in Germany and grew up in California and Indiana.

December 15, 2017

 

One of Uzuri's sons is looking for a book to bring home.

African Americans Consider Home-Schooling For Safety Reasons

About a third of home-schooled students are minorities and their numbers are rising. Many parents are doing it to make sure their children are safe.

December 15, 2017

 

The Department of Education sent a memo last month detailing services it won’t provide money for in new Special Education Excess Cost contracts this year, which includes transportation.

IDOE Faces Special Education Funding Gap

Schools can ask the state for additional money for special education costs, but the fund for those services is tighter than previous years.

December 15, 2017

 

Paoli Community Schools logo.

Paoli School Board Members To Choose Between Pay or Insurance

Paoli school board members must choose between an annual stipend or insurance benefits in order to cut back on the corporation's expenses.

December 14, 2017

 

Advocates say stressed out students don’t absorb information well.

Education Advocates Stress Importance Of Informed Care

Indiana education advocates say those goals fit in with something teachers need to learn more about: trauma-informed care.

December 13, 2017

 

Ivy Tech Community College President Sue Ellspermann speaks at the event announcing Indiana's new partnership with Credential Engine.

Commission For Higher Education Partners With National Nonprofit

College-bound students often have a sea of information to navigate though, but the state has now partnered with a national nonprofit to make that easier.

December 13, 2017

 

A small group of rally-goers demonstrate outside of a school board meeting.

Muncie Schools Put Under Full State Control

Muncie Community Schools will come under full state control in January, after a unanimous state board vote Wednesday.

December 12, 2017

 

The Muncie Community Schools board voted to close Southside High School, leaving Central High School as the only remaining high school in the city.

Indiana Board To Discuss Takeover Of Muncie School District

A state board will decide whether Indiana should assume control of an eastern school district, a move that's being opposed by the chamber of commerce.

December 11, 2017

 

IU Bloomington campus

IU Tuition Benefits At Risk From Federal Tax Proposal

Some of the changes to U.S. tax policy being debated in Washington would negatively impact thousands of Indiana University workers and their families.

December 11, 2017

 

Homework Hotline

Statewide Homework Hotline Receives Nearly $3 Million Grant

A statewide homework hotline is getting nearly $3 million to cover the costs of offering free math and science help to students.

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