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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.

January 17, 2014

 

IUPUI's Martin Luther King Day Of Service

Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In The Area

Event opportunities this MLK day encourage education on topics such as science and adult literacy.

December 11, 2013

 

Indiana Statehouse

Indiana Celebrates 197 Years Of Statehood

Officials are encouraging Indiana residents to get involved in communities and the bicentennial celebration in 2016.

November 29, 2013

 

scientific and engineering toys

Researcher Suggests Buying Educational Toys This Season

A Purdue University researcher says buying science and engineering toys will help build creative skills.

November 21, 2013

 

preschool

Legislators Name Early Childhood Education A Top Priority

The legislature failed to pass a measure last session that would have created a preschool pilot program.

November 9, 2013

 

Howard Zinn

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” November 8, 2013

More on Howard Zinn and the debate over who decides what's taught in Indiana's classrooms and why Indiana girls lead their male peers until high school.

September 13, 2013

 

military

Educator: Veterans Need College Credit For Military Service

Ken Sauer testified before Congress Wednesday, asking that a better system be put in place to equate certain military experience with college credit.

September 10, 2013

 

test

Five Tests That Could Replace The ISTEP+

A panel of state lawmakers will hear testimony Tuesday on what test Indiana students will take next as part of a review of the Common Core academic standards.

August 23, 2013

 

pence

Pence Announces Another Agency For Career Education

The governor says he hopes the new center will allow for greater cooperation in education and career development efforts.

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