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March 5, 2015

 

Hesburgh burial

Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On “Indiana Newsdesk”

An HIV epidemic in Indiana is spreading. Why the Children Services Department is in violation of the law. Thousands pay tribute to the man known as Father Ted.

February 27, 2015

 

Rep. Matt Ubelhor speaks on the House floor.

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Why some parents are opting their kids out of ISTEP testing, this week at the statehouse and a look back 30 years ago to the Bob Knight chair throwing incident.

February 27, 2015

 

Indiana Statehouse

Statehouse Update: Sunday Sales Dies, House Passes Budget

The General Assembly this week hit the halfway mark of its 2015 session, approving several major bills and killing off another.

February 27, 2015

 

adoptee

Bill Would Provide Equal Access To Adoption Records

The state sealed adoption records from 1941 to 1994.

February 26, 2015

 

Rep. Mayfield presents her bill on the House floor.

Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On “Indiana Newsdesk”

Why some parents are opting their kids out of ISTEP testing, this week at the statehouse and a look back 30 years ago to the Bob Knight chair throwing incident.

February 25, 2015

 

If enough students opt out of the ISTEP+ test, it can affect school accountability grades, teacher evaluations and teacher pay.

What Happens If Kids Opt Out of ISTEP+?

Schools can face a series of indirect sanctions if enough parents decide to opt their students out of the annual ISTEP+ test.

February 21, 2015

 

education rally

ISTEP+ Exams, Policy Changes Breed Frustration In Indiana

This week education dominated much of the time at the legislature as a series of controversial issues were discussed.

February 21, 2015

 

class120 app

App Aims To Improve Graduation Rates By Tracking Students

The Class120 app uses GPS track college students and notify their parents if they aren't in class.

February 20, 2015

 

bat with white nose syndrome

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Administrators prepare for ISTEP testing next week, why a fungus is devastating the bat population and a new app tells whether a student is going to class.

February 20, 2015

 

bats

Why Bats In Indiana Face A Dire Future

White Nose Syndrome has hit bats in Indiana hard, and experts say the worst is yet to come.

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