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April 12, 2017

 

Muncie Schools are included in a bill that would allow the state to help solve the district’s debt, but the superintendent is proposing an alternate plan.

Muncie Schools Propose Own Plan To Solve Debt And Keep State Away

Muncie Schools are included in a bill that would allow the state to help solve the district’s debt, but the superintendent is proposing an alternate plan.

April 11, 2017

 

A new study indicates a teacher’s race can influences whether black students are likely to graduate high school.

Study: Black Students More Likely To Graduate With Black Teachers

A new study indicates a teacher’s race can influence whether black students are likely to graduate high school.

April 4, 2017

 

A community coalition rallies outside of Muncie school board meeting in March.

Muncie Schools Added To State Takeover Bill In House

The bill would allow a state takeover of Muncie Community Schools to right its financial crisis, even though the school system didn't ask for help.

March 30, 2017

 

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Senate Unveils Budget For Education, Increasing Funds To K-12

Increases include more money for English Language Learners and students living in poverty.

March 29, 2017

 

Indiana Statehouse

Bill Would Track When Officers Restrain, Seclude Kids At School

Indiana lawmakers may require schools to provide more information about a controversial practice: secluding and restraining children.

March 23, 2017

 

As of 2017, student loans in the U.S. have created $1 trillion of debt for students.

Rep. Messer Introduces Bill To Expand IU Student Debt Initiative

The bill would require colleges to send annual letters to students informing them of their student loans and estimated annual or monthly payments.

March 23, 2017

 

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Protections For Student Journalists Pass Senate Committee

House Bill 1130 would prevent public K-12 schools from disciplining students for expressing their First Amendment rights in a school-funded publication.

March 22, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Prayer In Schools Bill Goes To Full Senate, Closer To Law

House Bill 1024 would protect open prayer and religious dress, writings or other religious expression in schools.

March 22, 2017

 

Caleb Pierson looks over a cabinet project he designed for Heartwood Manufacturing. Pierson is a graduate of a Batesville High School program that teaches manufacturing skills.

Manufacturing Companies Need More Workers? Look To The Schools

Manufacturing jobs require specialized training, so companies having a hard time filling open positions are finding new opportunities to teach workers.

March 21, 2017

 

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Indiana House Panel Advances Measure On Teacher Unions

Labor unions say the measure is another "poke in the eye" from Indiana lawmakers, who previously passed a right-to-work law, curtailing union power.

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