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May 20, 2016

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The White House released guidance to public schools saying they must allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity

Indiana Lawmakers Differ Over Federal Transgender Guidelines

Some lawmakers are pushing back against the federal guidance that public schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.

May 19, 2016

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A new study says a teacher's race influences whether black students are placed in gifted programs, like honors classes.

Black Students More Likely Seen As Gifted By Black Teachers

A new study says a teacher's race influences whether black students are placed in gifted programs, like honors classes.

May 19, 2016

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Sue Ellspermann

Ellspermann: Ready To Take On Challenges At Ivy Tech

The trustees of Ivy Tech Community College unanimously voted Wednesday to hire former Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann as the college’s ninth president.

May 18, 2016

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Sue Ellspermann

Former Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann Named Ivy Tech President

Her candidacy was supported by Republican Gov. Mike Pence, who appoints all members of the Ivy Tech board.

May 17, 2016

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According to the Indiana Latino Institute, there are an estimated 300-400 undocumented students that graduate from Indiana high schools each year.

National Scholarship Targets Undocumented Indiana Students

Indiana is one of many states that charge undocumented student out of state tuition, no matter how long they have lived in a state.

May 17, 2016

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The Inside-Out class at Indianapolis Re-entry Educational Facility meets. The class is part of an international program that brings college students and incarcerated people together to learn.

College Class Inside Prison Aims To Bring Students Together

The class is part of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, a program that brings college students and incarcerated people together with one goal: learning.

May 16, 2016

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In this 2011 photo, students at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA select their breakfast. A proposed congressional bill would tighten eligibility requirements for free- and reduced-school meals.

Why Free School Lunches Might Be Harder To Get Soon

The bill, introduced by Todd Rokita of Indiana’s 4th district, would decrease the number of schools that can provide free meals to needy students.

May 16, 2016

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Vice President Joe Biden in Indianapolis in 2010.

Anti-Abortion Activists Protest Biden, Boehner Joint Award

The University of Notre Dame presented the Laetare Medal to Biden and Boehner at the school's commencement Sunday.

May 16, 2016

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Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Republicans Seeking State Supt. Nod Cite Differences

Yorktown superintendent Jennifer McCormick and IPFW instructor Dawn Wooten both criticize state superintendent Glenda Ritz. Ritz is seeking a second term.

May 13, 2016

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Public restrooms

White House Releases Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Use

The Obama administration say laws that prohibit discrimination based on sex, include gender identity. But views differ across the state.

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