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January 11, 2017

 

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State Board Of Education Releases 2016 School District A-F Grades

More than 150 schools saw their rating dip, with 90 percent of Indiana schools receiving a B or C rating.

January 10, 2017

 

Office of Management and Budget Director Micah Vincent presents Governor Holcomb's budget alongside State Budget Director Jason Dudich.

Holcomb’s Budget Proposes Modest Education Increase

The Holcomb administration's proposed budget, as presented to lawmakers, contains only a modest increase in education spending.

January 10, 2017

 

Senate Republican Leadership, led by Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne), center, discuss the caucus' 2017 priorities.

Senate GOP Priorities: Road Funding, New ISTEP, Vaping Reform

The caucus’ top priorities include a long-term road funding plan, replacing the ISTEP test and addressing vaping liquid regulations.

January 6, 2017

 

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Holcomb Wants Top Education Official To Be Appointed, Not Elected

Holcomb wants to eliminate the elected state superintendent of public instruction position, in favor of an appointed secretary of education.

January 5, 2017

 

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Former ITT Students File Motion To Be Creditors In Bankruptcy Case

The filing argues that the former students' debt qualifies them as creditors in the case.

January 4, 2017

 

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Union Wants Program To Help Teachers Deal With Student Trauma

The state’s largest teachers’ union laid out their legislative priorities Wednesday.

January 4, 2017

 

Milan High School senior Evan Smith has limited internet access at home, so he often tries to complete his homework at school. Milan Community Schools is the rare rural school district that invested in high speed internet.

Rural School Districts To Legislators: Support Our Internet Access

Reliable internet access is not just about fun experiences, like a virtual field trip. Online tools are necessary in today’s classrooms.

December 23, 2016

 

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Wayne Township Teachers Donating Small State Bonuses

The state uses a formula to decide how much money each school district receives to award bonuses to all teachers rated effective or highly effective.

December 23, 2016

 

Shaw, 8, plays an improv game with Erin McTiernan, an Indiana State University doctoral student. Shaw is a participant in an improv class at Indiana State University for children with high functioning autism.

Whose Line Is It Really?: How Improv Benefits Children With Autism

Indiana State University's psychology clinic offers an improv class designed for young children with high-functioning autism.

December 14, 2016

 

Students at a Jump Start program in Seymour work with their teacher on learning the alphabet. Seymour was one community where the current state funded pre-k program offered scholarships to low-income families.

What To Expect From A Pre-K Expansion This Legislative Session

When the General Assembly convenes for the 2017 legislative session, expanding state-funded pre-K will be a top priority.

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