A proposed bill would require the state to track and report data for foster care students, including graduation rates and enrollment.
A proposal that failed to garner support would have allowed students living in the U.S. without legal permission to pay in-state tuition at Ind. universities.
Purdue researchers have been awarded $4 million to address the shortage of teachers with an expertise in English language learning and bilingual education.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit schools across Indiana Friday as the last stop on a six-state back-to-school tour.
Voors was previously general counsel for the DOE, but some board members said they'd never met Voors before approving him as executive director Wednesday.
Wayne Township Schools and the Indiana Department of Education put together a live stream with lessons on the solar eclipse Monday.
The bill says traditional public and charter schools can not discriminate against students or parents because of their religious beliefs.
The Department of Education fired 34 of 250 employees, a 14 percent staff reduction.
The percentage of students with passing scores on the 2016 ISTEP dipped statewide.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the grants as part of efforts to boost college readiness.