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April 20, 2015

 

StateImpact Indiana

What’s Left In The ‘Education Session?’

Issues of testing, school funding and State Board of Education governance remain on the General Assembly's docket.

April 20, 2015

 

Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

New Campaign Aims To Give College Students Intern Experience

The Commission for Higher Education launched "Career Ready Indiana" Monday afternoon.

April 20, 2015

 

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The Future Of Indiana’s Education Roundtable Is Uncertain

The House budget appropriated about $1.4 million for the roundtable before the Senate zeroed it out.

April 17, 2015

 

The new addition will pull the SPEA building closer to the 10th street.

IU Board Of Trustees Approved SPEA Expansion Project

A 34,000-square foot addition will be added to the front of the existing SPEA building.

April 17, 2015

 

A new report finds statistical differences in academic outcomes for Indiana students using school vouchers versus their public school counterparts. (Photo Credit: chancadoodle/Flickr)

Study: No Academic Difference For Voucher Students

A new bipartisan report says there are no academic differences between students using school vouchers and their public school peers.

April 16, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Additional Grants To Fund 600 More On My Way Pre-K Spots

Additional grants provided by a combination of public and private funds will create roughly 600 more spots for the fall state-sponsored pre-k program launch.

April 15, 2015

 

Dunbar-Pulaski Academic & Career Academy, Gary, Indiana. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

School Closing Forces Gary Community To Look For Solutions

The State Board of Education voted last month to close a failing middle school in Gary. What could that mean for the district as a whole?

April 14, 2015

 

Glenda Ritz

Bill To Change State Board And Remove Ritz Passes House

Senate Bill 1 would change the makeup of the State Board of Education, removing the state superintendent as chair and letting the board choose its own chair.

April 10, 2015

 

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House vs. Senate: A Comparison Of School Funding Formulas

The Senate released its version of the school funding formula, which differs slightly from the House's version.

April 9, 2015

 

Superintendent Glenda Ritz appears at a rally on her behalf at the statehouse in February. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

Bill To Change State Board Chairmanship Still Alive

A measure to change leadership on the State Board of Education now moves to the full House for a vote.

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