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December 12, 2014

 

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How local officials plan to fill in the gaps for economic growth. Educators are seeking ways to get parents more involved.

December 12, 2014

 

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Mayor Ballard Signs $40 Million Pre-K Bill

The compromise plan spends less than Ballard's initial $50 million plan. The mayor says around 1,300 low-income children will benefit.

December 5, 2014

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Pence Pushes To Expand Charter Schools, Voucher Programs

Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.

October 20, 2014

 

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Report Shows Art Schools Focusing On Business Skills

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.

October 14, 2014

 

Indiana University president Michael McRobbie says the strategic plan is intended to set the university

IU President Announces Five-Year Strategic Plan

IU President Michael McRobbie outlined his five year plan for Indiana University campuses during his State of the University Tuesday.

September 1, 2014

 

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Social Class Impacts Children’s Educational Outcomes

A study reveals students from working class families don't get as much attention from teachers as those in the middle class.

July 18, 2014

 

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New State Policy Seeks To Help Prevent Teen Dating Abuse

Officials hope a new policy will help prevent teen dating abuse and sexual harassment.

June 9, 2014

 

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Gov. Pence Says Pre-K Pilot Program Could Begin Next Year

Some state legislators wanted the state-funded pre-k pilot program to be up and running by August, but the state plans to implement it in 2015.

May 20, 2014

 

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Are Indiana Counselors Preparing High Schoolers for College?

Indiana Chamber releases report looking at whether school counseling meets needs of Hoosier high-schoolers.

May 20, 2014

 

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Ritz Talks STEM Initiatives at Purdue Summit

Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz spoke at the Indiana STEM School Summit at Purdue about the state's efforts to strengthen STEM instruction.

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