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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.

March 21, 2017

 

Ivy Tech Community College is second in the nation for students using Pell Grants to attend college.

Fed. Budget Puts Low-Income College Grants On Chopping Block

Ivy Tech Community College is second in the nation for students using Pell Grants to attend college.

March 16, 2017

 

Jennifer McCormick is the Republican candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.

McCormick Asks For 2019 Start Date For New Test, Not 2018

State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick asked a Senate education committee Wednesday to extend the timeline for creating a test to replace ISTEP+.

March 15, 2017

 

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DeVos Lauds Management Of Indianapolis Public Schools

DeVos, who wants less federal oversight in education, says IPS gives parents and school leaders more control and choice over their classrooms.

March 9, 2017

 

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Indiana Schools Superintendent Awards Technology Grants

Half of the districts that applied ultimately were selected for the program this year. That means requests from 32 districts were turned down.

February 28, 2017

 

n a 41-9 vote, state senators pushed ahead a two-year, $32 million proposal that would begin a modest expansion of state-funded preschool in July 2017.

Indiana Pre-K Expansion Moves Forward At Statehouse

In a 41-9 vote, state senators pushed ahead a two-year, $32 million proposal that would begin a modest expansion of state-funded preschool in July 2017.

February 28, 2017

 

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House Passes Budget With Modest K-12 Funding Increase

Under the plan, K-12 education funding would be increased by 1.1 percent in the first year, and 1.7 percent in the second year, or a total of $273 million.

February 27, 2017

 

The bill's author argues it would not mandate that students pray in school, but would affirm their right to do so.

Indiana House OK’s Bill On Prayer In Schools

Bill opponents question whether it's needed because freedom of religion is already acknowledged in schools.

February 23, 2017

 

Kit Malone is a consultant for the ACLU of Indiana.

Transgender Advocates Speak Out After Title IX Decision

Indiana advocates gathered Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump's recent announcement about transgender bathroom access in public schools.

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