Posts tagged Education

September 1, 2014

 

student in classroom

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

 

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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

 

pre-k

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

 

Classroom

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

 

STEM Students

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.

May 13, 2014

 

students

Ritz: ‘Nothing To Hide’ From State Board Of Education

The board is holding a special called meeting to discuss a letter from the U.S. Department of Education the state superintendent received two weeks ago.

April 22, 2014

 

Laptops

Schools Experiencing Problems With ISTEP+ Practice Tests

Indiana schools preparing for next week’s spring ISTEP+ test reported problems with an online practice exam today.

March 5, 2014

 

Change The Play

30 Indiana Schools Participate in Pilot Health Program

30 schools across Indiana are implementing the Change The Play initiative, a pilot program sponsored by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

February 14, 2014

 

Students across the state of Indiana enjoy the time off as school administrations work through updated calendars.

Indiana School Districts Plan To Make Up Snow Days

The Department of Education announced this week school districts can either add days to the end of the year or hours onto days to make up for canceled days.

February 7, 2014

 

This map shows how much of each Indiana school corporationâs local tax levy was lost to the stateâs property tax caps in 2013. Note: Indianaâs Department of Local Government Finance does not have property tax cap data for LaPorte County, accounting for the gap in the map there.

Map: How Much Money Your School Lost To Indiana’s Tax Caps

Property owners kept a total of $245 million in tax dollars they would've otherwise paid to school districts if not for Indiana's property tax caps.

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