Event opportunities this MLK day encourage education on topics such as science and adult literacy.
Officials are encouraging Indiana residents to get involved in communities and the bicentennial celebration in 2016.
A Purdue University researcher says buying science and engineering toys will help build creative skills.
The legislature failed to pass a measure last session that would have created a preschool pilot program.
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.
Ken Sauer testified before Congress Wednesday, asking that a better system be put in place to equate certain military experience with college credit.
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.
The governor says he hopes the new center will allow for greater cooperation in education and career development efforts.
Only a third of Americans have heard of the new set of academic standards known as the Common Core.
While announcing his resignation Thursday, Tony Bennett said he did the best thing for Indiana and for Indiana children.