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July 20, 2016

 

Gov. Mike Pence signs legislation creating a state-funded preschool pilot program.

What Did Mike Pence Do For Indiana Schools As Governor?

Just how much does Mike Pence have in common with Donald Trump when it comes to schools and education?

July 19, 2016

 

Testing expert Ed Roeber travelled to Indiana Tuesday to speak with the panel rewriting the state’s assessment. Roeber encourage the panel to spend at least two years creating and implementing the new assessment system and not rush into it, like Indiana did in 2014.

ISTEP Panel Reconsiders December Deadline For New Test

The panel rewriting the state’s assessment met for the third time on Tuesday, and the group is concerned about meeting its December deadline.

July 19, 2016

 

Exterior of Seven Oakes.

Seven Oaks Charter School Start Date Pushed Back

The Seven Oaks Charter School has been working toward an August 15 open date, but has pushed it back to September 6.

July 18, 2016

 

The state\’s choice scholarship program spent $18 million more last year than the year before.

School Vouchers Cost State $18 Mil. More Than Previous Year

The state’s choice scholarship program spent $18 million more last year than the year before.

July 12, 2016

 

Elias Rojas is a first grade teacher at West Noble Primary school in Ligonier. As one of the school’s few bilingual teachers, he volunteered to participate in the school’s new dual language immersion program.

When Half Of Your School Speaks Spanish, Try Something New

Elias Rojas, one of West Noble Primary's few bilingual teachers, volunteered to participate in the school's new dual language immersion program.

July 8, 2016

 

The university argues it doesn’t have to hand the records over because its police department doesn’t meet the definition of a public agency.

Noon Edition: Private School Police Records

This week on Noon Edition we spoke with experts about a court case deciding whether private university police departments must comply with public records laws.

July 7, 2016

 

A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana\’s early childhood education system.

Legislators Interested In Expanding Statewide Pre-K

A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana’s early childhood education system.

July 7, 2016

 

Students in classroom

State Board Concerned Over Staff Diversity In Prep Programs

Oakland City University's teacher training program currently employs only white men.

July 6, 2016

 

seven oaks

Seven Oaks School Receives $2 Million Loan From Board Of Ed

The State Board of Education voted Thursday to grant $10 million in loans to five charter school start-ups. Seven Oaks received the largest chunk of that money.

July 5, 2016

 

(Photo Credit: Alexander McCall/WFIU News)

State Board To Consider Funds For Formerly Failing Schools

Members of the State Board of Education will decide whether or not to earmark funds to support some of Indiana’s formerly failing public schools.

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