Some are questioning the academic progress of charter schools after Ball State University said it would close two Indianapolis charters.
The House Education Committee held a hearing Tuesday on a bill that would require high school students to pass the 100-question civics exam before graduation.
The governor's 2015 State of the State address will likely focus heavily on education, but it could also include tax reform.
$40 million of the education increase Pence is asking for would go to charter schools. The increase would amount to about $1,500 per charter school pupil.
Pence's budget proposal to the general assembly includes education initiatives, bicentennial projects and money for community corrections.
How local officials plan to fill in the gaps for economic growth. Educators are seeking ways to get parents more involved.
The compromise plan spends less than Ballard's initial $50 million plan. The mayor says around 1,300 low-income children will benefit.
Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.
A new report shows art schools have changed their curricula to focus less on artistic technique, and more on skills that could be applied to other careers.
IU President Michael McRobbie outlined his five year plan for Indiana University campuses during his State of the University Tuesday.