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April 30, 2015

 

Statehouse

5 Key Takeaways From The 2015 Legislative Session

Between crafting the state budget, amending a "religious freedom" law amid national outrage and addressing other issues, it was a busy session for lawmakers.

April 30, 2015

 

Indiana Statehouse

2015 Session In Review: What Did Legislators Accomplish?

The 2015 legislative session ended Wednesday. As the General Assembly leaves the Statehouse, Hoosiers are reflecting on what lawmakers accomplished this year.

April 28, 2015

 

Indiana STatehouse

Lawmakers Pass Dual Language Pilot Program

Students in the immersion program would begin simultaneous instruction in two languages beginning in elementary school.

April 27, 2015

 

The low revenue numbers are giving state lawmakers pause as they debate tax reform issues.

Budget Cut Likely Won’t Be From Surplus

With only three days left in session, lawmakers are crafting a final version of the budget, and doing so with less money than they’d planned.

March 19, 2015

 

Indiana University

IU Could Add Engineering Program By 2016

Indiana University's program would be housed in the School of Informatics and Computing and would focus on science and technology, a spokesman says.

February 19, 2015

 

Pence

Pence Addresses Improvements In Test Scores At Rally

Students, teachers and parents from Gary, Mishawaka and Indianapolis gathered at the Statehouse to celebrate improvements in statewide rankings and test scores.

February 13, 2015

 

Statehouse

Statehouse Roundup: Sunday Sales, Riverboats On Land

A House committee OK'd Sunday alcohol sales, but not before some switched sides, and the Senate heard testimony about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

February 6, 2015

 

obama

In Indianapolis, Obama Touts Need For Middle-Class Economics

The president said he wants to expand opportunities for middle-class Americans to find high-paying, skills-based employment.

January 23, 2015

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Will More Charter School Funding Prevent Failures?

Some are questioning the academic progress of charter schools after Ball State University said it would close two Indianapolis charters.

January 20, 2015

 

Students studying

Bill Would Require High School Students To Pass Civics Exam

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.

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