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August 31, 2016

 

Lockers

Ed Dept. Calls For More Extensive Background Checks

The Indiana Department of Education wants schools to background check all staff, including volunteers and coaches.

August 29, 2016

 

ITT Educational Services is a for-profit college based in Carmel, Indiana.

For-Profit Carmel College ITT Stops Enrolling New Students

ITT spokeswoman Nicole Elam said in an email the company has "voluntarily suspended new student enrollment as we assess our options."

August 26, 2016

 

Daniels and Pence

Five Years Later, IN’s Voucher Program Runs Differently

It’s been five years since Indiana launched its school voucher program, which gives state money to qualified students to cover private education.

August 19, 2016

 

A hallway in Seven Oaks

Noon Edition: Charter School Funding And Approval In Indiana

This week on Noon Edition we spoke to local experts and advocates about the funding and approval process for charter schools in Indiana.

August 18, 2016

 

Campers at Latino Youth Summit draw life-sized self-portraits. The camp for Latino teenagers helps teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.

How Summer Camp Helps Latino Teens Boost Mental Health

The Latino Youth Summit summer camp helps Latino teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.

August 17, 2016

 

Ritz

DOE Requests Additional $600 Million From Legislature

State superintendent Glenda Ritz updated her legislative agenda Tuesday for the 2016 General Assembly.

August 16, 2016

 

“My IPS” sign hangs in the school board chambers.

IPS Officials To Propose Splitting Middle, High Schools

District officials say they know closing a school is a highly-charged issue, but they see no other options.

August 16, 2016

 

sexual misconduct

Legislature To Explore More Background Checks For Teachers

Indiana law only requires background checks at time of employment and only for fully licensed educators.

August 12, 2016

 

Outgoing CEO of Eli Lilly John Lechleiter outlines the need for the access to affordable pre-k in Indiana. Eli Lilly is partnering with several other groups statewide to lobby the 2017 legislature to create pre-k scholarships for low-income families.

New Pre K Initiative Asks Legislators To Expand Scholarships

A coalition of business, philanthropy, government and education leaders will push lawmakers to expand state-funded pre-K in the upcoming legislative session.

August 11, 2016

 

Ritz

Education Dept. Seeks $4M In Damages After ISTEP Debacle

State superintendent Glenda Ritz says the state is seeking $4 million in damages from the state’s former testing vendor.

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