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October 23, 2017

 

Indiana statehouse

Education Study Committee Finishes Recommendations For Legislature

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.

October 3, 2017

 

Not many students have participated in the existing three-year program, and there's been little study on whether such degree tracks are effective in the first place.

$4 Mill Grant To Address Shortage Of Bilingual Teachers

Purdue researchers have been awarded $4 million to address the shortage of teachers with an expertise in English language learning and bilingual education.

September 14, 2017

 

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 6, 2017

 

State Board Of Ed Picks Matt Voors As New Executive Director

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.

August 21, 2017

 

Indianapolis students watch coverage of the 2017 total solar eclipse.

INDOE, Indy School District Partner For Solar Eclipse Alternative

Wayne Township Schools and the Indiana Department of Education put together a live stream with lessons on the solar eclipse Monday.

April 14, 2017

 

classroom

Prayer In School Bill Heads To Indiana Gov. Holcomb

The bill says traditional public and charter schools can not discriminate against students or parents because of their religious beliefs.

January 10, 2017

 

Jennifer McCormick beat incumbent Glenda Ritz in November for the state's top education position.

McCormick’s Department Of Education Lays Off 34 Employees

The Department of Education fired 34 of 250 employees, a 14 percent staff reduction.

November 29, 2016

 

Two national consultants recommend a series of quick steps to improve next year’s ISTEP+ test. (Photo Credit: Kate Parker/Flickr)

Schools Could Be Spared From Poor ISTEP Scores For A Second Year

The percentage of students with passing scores on the 2016 ISTEP dipped statewide.

September 21, 2016

 

Lockers

Indiana To Receive Funds To Help Low-Income Students Take AP Tests

The U.S. Department of Education announced the grants as part of efforts to boost college readiness.

August 31, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz

Glenda Ritz Accused Of Improperly Awarding State Contracts

The State Superintendent is accused of awarding a lucrative technology contract without seeking public bids.

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