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March 28, 2016

 

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LGBT Youth Left Out Of Suspension, Expulsion Reduction

Students who identify as LGBT are largely left out of efforts to address the overuse of suspension and expulsion for student groups, according to a new report.

March 23, 2016

 

Every year, Indiana students take ISTEP+ exams during two spring testing windows.

Wawasee School Officials Refuse To Pilot ISTEP+ Questions

The move in Wawasee comes less than a week after the Ft. Wayne Community School board also refused to pilot test questions.

March 15, 2016

 

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No Timeline For Ball State President Search

The university will hire a consulting firm to help lead the search.

March 14, 2016

 

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Scholarship Program Aims To Address Teacher Shortage

As a condition of the scholarships, students must teach in Indiana schools for at least five years after earning their degrees.

March 10, 2016

 

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Legislature Moves Forward With Teacher Scholarship Bill

The Commission for Higher Education has until December to establish the selection process for who gets the scholarship.

March 7, 2016

 

Astronaut Bruce Melnick speaks to students at St. Pius X elementary school in March, 2016.

Indy School One Of Four In Country To Speak With Astronaut

Astronaut Bruce Melnick told stories over a video chat at St. Pius X and three other schools in the U.S.

March 7, 2016

 

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Dual Credit Bill Doesn’t Up Teacher Tuition Dollars

Dual credit teachers without a master's degree in their content area need to get additional schooling by 2017.

March 4, 2016

 

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Controversial Teacher Pay Bill Killed, Done For Session

The bill, which would have allowed superintendents to give teachers raises without negotiating with the teacher’s union, was killed in the Senate.

March 3, 2016

 

Melissa Mitchell teaches an English lesson to a group of fifth graders at West Goshen Elementary School. 51 percent of students in the Goshen Community School Corporation are Latino, and a quarter of students need English language services at school.

Funding Changes Put One English Learning Program In Jeopardy

Last year, Indiana lawmakers rewrote the rules for how they give money to their public schools.

March 2, 2016

 

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Controversial Teacher Pay Bill To Get Third Reading In House

This bill narrowly passed out of the Senate, 26-24, meaning it’s one of the few bills where legislators are voting across party lines.

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