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June 29, 2015

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State Board of Education member Vince Bertram and state superintendent Glenda Ritz listen during the a meeting in June 2015. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

New Legislation Will Keep State Board Busy This Month

The State Board of Education has a ton on its to-do list Wednesday, thanks mostly in part to recently passed legislation.

June 29, 2015

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Purdue To Offer New Degree Based on Skills, Not Credits

The school is the first public school in Indiana to offer a "competency-based" degree.

June 26, 2015

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Lawmakers passed 25 school-related bills during the 2015 âeducation session.â (Photo Credit: Jimmy Emerson/Flickr)

Check Out The Education Laws That Go Into Effect July 1

The Indiana General Assembly passed 259 laws this year, allowing discussions about changing ISTEP+ and the structure of the State Board of Education.

June 25, 2015

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (Photo Credit: Emporia State University/Flickr)

Indiana Waiting On Three-Year NCLB Waiver Extension

Indiana awaits a decision from the federal Department of Education on whether or not to renew the state's No Child Left Behind waiver for another three years.

June 24, 2015

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Some Bloomington kids sift through the dirt beneath the Monroe County Courthouse to see if there is anything valuable preserved in the soil.

Bloomington Children Get Closer To The City’s History

Some children got a new experience learning about Bloomington's history at the Monroe County Courthouse on Wednesday.

June 24, 2015

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Schools Look Within Walls To Find Future Leaders

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is working with Indiana University to train current teachers for future school leadership positions.

June 23, 2015

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 According to a study published in IUJUR, many college students, despite knowing their height and weight, couldnât properly classify themselves as normal weight, overweight or obese.

Research In New Undergraduate Journal Has Real Impact

The first volume of the Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research published this month includes research from various IU campuses.

June 23, 2015

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Voucher Program Growing Exponentially In Some Districts

The number of students using the state-funded voucher program is growing exponentially in some communities in Indiana.

June 23, 2015

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Renderings of the new building show that it will have three sections and will be four-and-a-half stories high.

IU Trustees Approve Design For New Informatics Building

Indiana University’s School of Informatics and Computing is getting a new building. Construction is expected to begin later this year.

June 22, 2015

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Counseling Conference Encourages College Alternatives

The Indiana Youth Institute wants to help counselors promote college alternatives such as apprenticeships, the military, and industry certifications.

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