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January 5, 2015

 

State Board of Education members Gordon Hendry, left, Brad Oliver, David Freitas and Andrea Neal listen to presentations during a previous meeting. (Photo Credit: Elle Moxley/StateImpact Indiana)

Only Two State Board Meetings Left With CECI Intact

State superintendent Glenda Ritz, CECI employees and the State Board of Education will meet Wednesday for the first time since Governor Pence dissolved CECI.

January 2, 2015

 

Warren Township fourth grade teacher Fatonia Shank and her students crow around a laptop to look at a document. (Photo Credit: Elle Moxley/StateImpact Indiana)

What Is “Freedom To Teach?”

Governor Pence's new initiative would allow schools to apply for waivers from certain portions of state law regarding teacher compensation.

January 1, 2015

 

Funding is an issue at the heart of many of the programs and projects Indiana will see in place in 2015. (Photo Credit: Teddy James/Flickr)

For Indiana Education in 2015, Money Matters

Funding for schools, programs and education-related projects will be a key topic of interest going into the new year.

December 31, 2014

 

Charity Child Care, a provider in Indianapolis, is a Level 4 on the Paths To Quality system. Charity teachers worked with Tikila Welch, a PTQ coach, to get their national accreditation. (Photo credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

When It Comes To Quality Pre-K, Indiana Providers Want More

The number of preschool providers seeking a Paths to QUALITY ranking is increasing, due to demand created by the state's pilot program and financial incentives.

December 30, 2014

 

Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, (left) looks over budget documents from the Department of Education. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Which Education Initiatives Can Indiana Afford This Session?

State leaders say they're optimistic about Indiana's fiscal future – so what does this mean for education?

December 29, 2014

 

State Board meeting

What Do State Boards Look Like In Other States?

As Indiana considers changes to the structure of its State Board of Education, how do other states' boards look?

December 25, 2014

 

New research from The Equity Project at Indiana University posits that schools can in fact measure their discipline policies in black and white.

Discipline Disparities Not A New Topic, But An Important One

Students of color are disciplined in far greater numbers than their white peers, according to research released by The Equity Project at Indiana University.

December 24, 2014

 

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Pre-K: How Does Indiana Compare On The National Scene?

Forty other states, plus the District of Columbia, already have state-funded pre-k.

December 23, 2014

 

2014 In Review: Important Education Legislative Actions

StateImpact reviews what the 2014 General Assembly and the governor passed into law this year, and what to expect for 2015.

December 22, 2014

 

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Teacher Fired Over Fertility Treatment Awarded $2 Million

A federal jury found a teachers' employer, the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, guilty of discrimination.

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