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June 16, 2017

 

As more research is done, doctors are recommending rule changes for young kids playing sports.

Researchers Work To Better Detect Concussions In Athletes

Sports leagues are changing their rules in an attempt to avoid the number of athletes who suffer concussions.

June 14, 2017

 

Ivy Tech Community College will undergo administrative changes to focus more on individual communities.

Ivy Tech Making Administrative Changes For Community Focus

Ivy Tech’s campuses currently serve students at a regional level, but going forward they will focus on specific towns.

June 9, 2017

 

Tony Walker listens during a State Board of Education meeting in 2014. He vacated the board when a law dictated a restructuring of members, but Gov. Holcomb re-appointed him after a recent vacancy.

Holcomb Appointments New SBOE Members, One Previously Served

Gov. Eric Holcomb filled two vacant spots on the State Board of Education, appointing Kathleen Mote and previous board member Tony Walker.

June 7, 2017

 

Pre K

Holcomb Approves ‘On My Way Pre-K’ Expansion

Holcomb selected 15 additional Indiana counties to participate in On My Way Pre-K, the state’s first state-funded preschool program.

June 2, 2017

 

digital learning

Noon Edition: Technology’s Impact On Education, Development

This week on Noon Edition, our expert panel discussed the impact of digital technology on education and cognitive development.

June 2, 2017

 

Pre K

Early Learning Indiana Awards $100,000 In Education Grants

The money will be used over the next year to pay for staff costs, promotion campaigns and planning.

May 26, 2017

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos faces questions about a Bloomington school whose admissions brochure gives them the right to deny admission or end enrollment for students whose home lives include behaviors prohibited in the Bible, including homosexual or bisexual activity.

DeVos Grilled Over LGBTQ Discrimination At Bloomington School

Education secretary Betsy DeVos faced questions about a school that reserves the right to deny admission to students from LGBT families.

May 24, 2017

 

A federal report released Wednesday ranks Indiana’s state-funded preschool program as one of the worst in country because it doesn’t serve more than 10 percent of the preschool aged population.

Report: Indiana’s Preschool Program Is Making Improvements

Indiana is tied with Arizona in the lowest score for states with preschool programs, but there are currently seven states with no program at all.

May 22, 2017

 

700 students across the state received a certificate in multilingual proficiency, the first year the certificate was given.

Hundreds Of Hoosier Students Awarded Multilingual Certificate

700 students across the state received a certificate in multilingual proficiency, the first year the certificate was given.

May 19, 2017

 

Ritz

Ex-Indiana Schools Chief Opens School Board Consulting Business

Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s former Superintendent of Public Instruction, will soon work on education matters in a new role.

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