The Holcomb administration's proposed budget, as presented to lawmakers, contains only a modest increase in education spending.
In 2014, Pence stopped the Indiana Department of Education from applying for an $80 million grant that would have established a similar system.
Key issues in the upcoming legislative session will include education funding and Sunday alcohol sales.
About a quarter of the Northeast School Corporation's 1,300 students attend either Union Junior-Senior High School or Dugger Elementary.
New funds, where the money comes from and how much are the issues in dispute as the state's budget moves forward.
The House budget unveiled Friday would restore K-12 education funding above 2010 levels.
An Indiana Senate Democrat says Senator Brandt Hershman’s education initiative could come at the expense of disadvantaged schools.
Bloomfield schools in Greene County are facing a budget shortfall because they aren’t receiving the cash they expected from the Indiana Department of Education.
The number of students in Indiana graduating from high school has increased more than 2.5% since last year.
The plan that focuses on teacher pay and assessments, more charter schools and added accountability.