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November 24, 2017

 

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Lawmakers Focus On STEM Education For 2018

With the upcoming legislative session just around the corner, strategies for changes to education and workforce preparation focus on a key area: STEM.

November 21, 2017

 

Members of the Indiana House of Representatives convene for Legislative Organizational Day prior to the 2018 session.

Lawmakers Plan to Address School Funding Gap

Indiana schools could see significant cuts if lawmakers fail to appropriate more than $9 million of funding during the next legislative session.

November 21, 2017

 

Two children sitting at a school table. The one in the foreground has long brown hair and glasses and is using a tablet computer. The one in the background has short brown hair and is wearing a green shirt.

State Chamber Of Commerce Seeks More STEM Education In 2018

Computer science becoming a graduation requirement for Hoosier schools is one of the top priorities on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's 2018 agenda.

November 17, 2017

 

Purdue University

Purdue Faculty Hold Out Hope Of Stopping Kaplan Acquisition

Purdue University’s acquisition of a for-profit online college is being criticized by some of the university’s own faculty members.

November 16, 2017

 

Students work on art projects at Busy Bees Academy, a public preschool in Columbus.

Dozens Of State Pre-K Grants Still Available In Monroe County

While 14 families have applied for the On My Way Pre-K grants, the state has only awarded one so far.

November 10, 2017

 

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McCormick: 30 Percent Of Indiana Districts Seeing Drop In Funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick spoke with parents in Bloomington Thursday night and touched on the challenge of school funding.

November 9, 2017

 

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State Teacher’s Association Questions Governor’s 2018 Ed. Agenda

The Indiana State Teacher’s Association says Holcomb's proposal concerning STEM education lacks specificity.

November 6, 2017

 

Head Start students at Eastview Elementary in Connersville play a card game that teaches memory and matching skills.

Advocates Call For Classroom Cohesion Among Elementary, Preschools

One of Indiana’s leading preschool advocacy organizations wants the state to better align its elementary and preschool classrooms.

October 30, 2017

 

chairs in a classroom

Educators Supportive Of Mandatory Cursive Writing Instruction

A recent survey shows 70 percent of teachers and school administrators support making cursive writing instruction mandatory in elementary and secondary schools.

October 27, 2017

 

DeVos spoke to thousands of students at the convention.

DeVos Speaks At National FFA Convention In Indianapolis

DeVos spoke to students about pursuing their education through multiple avenues.

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