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September 20, 2017

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State issued teacher bonuses are calculated using mainly test scores and graduation rates. The bonuses vary between districts, with teachers in more affluent areas getting a larger bonus.

Indiana Federal Lawmakers Ask DeVos To Delay Grad Rate Change

Indiana's Congressional delegation wants the federal education department to give the state more time to prepare before changes to high school diplomas begin.

September 20, 2017

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Purdue Senate Chair David Sanders (left) and Purdue President Mitch Daniels (right) held where faculty and staff questioned the purchase of Kaplan University by Purdue.

Purdue Wins Federal Approval For Online University For NewU

Some Purdue faculty members have criticized the deal, saying they're worried about the reputation of Kaplan University and parent Kaplan Higher Education.

September 19, 2017

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Indianapolis School Board OKs Closure Of 3 High Schools

Three Indianapolis high schools and a middle school will close next year as part of a far-reaching academic overhaul approved Monday by the city school board.

September 18, 2017

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The campaign goal will be to educate minors about the dangers of underage drinking.

DePauw Official Responds To Recent High-Risk Student Drinking

An email sent over the weekend asks all DePauw students to "look out for each other" amid the increase in hospitalizations.

September 18, 2017

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Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Has Enrollment Drop Ahead Of Split

Enrollment at the Indiana University-Purdue University campus in Fort Wayne is down 13 percent this fall semester as the schools prepare to split.

September 17, 2017

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and husband Dick eat at the Eastern Hancock High School cafeteria for the annual FFA hog roast fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 during the last stop on the “Rethink School” tour.

DeVos Visits Charter Schools, Hog Roast On Indiana Tour

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos found supporters and skeptics during a half-day trip to Indiana schools on the final day of her back to school tour.

September 15, 2017

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos

Rescinding Title IX Guidelines Could Also Impact K-12 Schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced her administration will rewrite Title IX guidelines on campus sexual assault which also apply to K-12 schools.

September 15, 2017

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MCCSC Terminating Contract With Auxilio Next Month

MCCSC sent a letter to Auxilio Services saying the contract will be terminated Oct. 13.

September 14, 2017

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos talks with students at St. Stephens Indian School on the Wind River Reservation in Stephens, Wyoming, on September 12.

U.S. Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos To Visit 3 Indiana Schools Friday

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit schools across Indiana Friday as the last stop on a six-state back-to-school tour.

September 13, 2017

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Desks and chairs from an Indiana school

Gary Schools Manager Asks For More State Loans To Operate

The manager of the financially struggling Gary schools says the district will need state loans on a regular basis to maintain operations.

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