Kokomo Community Schools has received a four-year $750,000 grant that will be used to fund afterschool learning centers for STEM education.
A bill heard Wednesday in the Senate Education Committee would require students at risk of remediation to a college readiness exam.
Legislation unanimously approved by a House committee Tuesday aims to increase parental involvement in education.
Ritz found support from the crowd about changing school testing in Indiana.
Some work study positions will disappear at Indiana University campuses, but the school’s flagship may be spared.
Indiana lawmakers say making the state’s higher education scholarship programs easier to understand and use will help increase graduation rates.
A White House report outlines specific cuts that would likely be made in Indiana, but state agencies are still trying to determine how they will be implemented.
The budget contains increased K-12 education funding, permanent infrastructure funding, and pays down some of the state’s debt.
State Republicans are lukewarm on the governor’s proposal, preferring allocate more than $300 million to education.
Speaker Brian Bosma says the differences are emblematic of House and Senate leaders‘ real problem with Pence‘s proposed 10-percent tax cut.