Paoli Superintendent Casey Brewster suspended following claims of financial and academic progress incompetence.
Indiana is one of the few states with disproportionate funding for rural schools.
The grants will be used to fund creative projects that address anti-Muslim prejudice in the Greater Indianapolis area.
Students at Ivy Tech will have the opportunity to learn jBase, a database management system used at Cook Medical.
Ivy Tech’s campuses currently serve students at a regional level, but going forward they will focus on specific towns.
Gov. Eric Holcomb filled two vacant spots on the State Board of Education, appointing Kathleen Mote and previous board member Tony Walker.
The online university would stem from Purdue University's recent acquisition of for-profit Kaplan University.
The online software is designed to increase access for low-income families, but some believe the money would be better spent on in-class programs.
Advocates say that only 3 percent of foster kids who age-out of the system complete a post-secondary degree.
Indiana University tuition rates will increase by 1.4 percent each of the next two years.