The Indiana Department of Education presented its two-year budget proposal to lawmakers Thursday.
Proposed legislation to expand the state’s publicly funded preschool program is tangled up in the ongoing feud over private school vouchers.
Faculty and staff across the Indiana University system have cancelled professional and personal travel.
The measure has passed the Senate many times, as it did Monday in a 35-14 vote.
Officials from East Chicago, IN testified in favor of two proposed bills to bring more aid to the city to combat its lead crisis.
The grants went to 284 school districts and charter schools across the state.
More than 150 schools saw their rating dip, with 90 percent of Indiana schools receiving a B or C rating.
The Holcomb administration's proposed budget, as presented to lawmakers, contains only a modest increase in education spending.
The caucus’ top priorities include a long-term road funding plan, replacing the ISTEP test and addressing vaping liquid regulations.
Holcomb wants to eliminate the elected state superintendent of public instruction position, in favor of an appointed secretary of education.