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March 7, 2016

 

Astronaut Bruce Melnick speaks to students at St. Pius X elementary school in March, 2016.

Indy School One Of Four In Country To Speak With Astronaut

Astronaut Bruce Melnick told stories over a video chat at St. Pius X and three other schools in the U.S.

March 7, 2016

 

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Dual Credit Bill Doesn’t Up Teacher Tuition Dollars

Dual credit teachers without a master's degree in their content area need to get additional schooling by 2017.

March 4, 2016

 

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Controversial Teacher Pay Bill Killed, Done For Session

The bill, which would have allowed superintendents to give teachers raises without negotiating with the teacher’s union, was killed in the Senate.

March 3, 2016

 

Melissa Mitchell teaches an English lesson to a group of fifth graders at West Goshen Elementary School. 51 percent of students in the Goshen Community School Corporation are Latino, and a quarter of students need English language services at school.

Funding Changes Put One English Learning Program In Jeopardy

Last year, Indiana lawmakers rewrote the rules for how they give money to their public schools.

March 2, 2016

 

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Controversial Teacher Pay Bill To Get Third Reading In House

This bill narrowly passed out of the Senate, 26-24, meaning it’s one of the few bills where legislators are voting across party lines.

February 25, 2016

 

The bill was largely controversial because teachers unions said the law would pit teachers against one another.

Senate Kills Bill That Would Have Bypassed Teachers Unions

The Senate will not go forward with HB 1004, which addressed teacher pay and collective bargaining issues.

February 24, 2016

 

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Tracking Education In The 2016 Legislative Session

An up-to-date, easy-to-read list of the bills we’re following at StateImpact and where those measures are in the process.

February 23, 2016

 

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Senate Passes Two Ed Bills, Tabling Controversial Third

A teacher mentoring program bill passes, ISTEP+ re-scoring is off the table, and a bill about collective bargaining rights will get a third reading soon.

February 23, 2016

 

Greg Goodnight

Daybook: Anti-Discrimination In Kokomo & BMV Regulations

We're in Kokomo today for Ask the Mayor, and the Senate is expected to vote on a bill that would simplify BMV fee structures and reconcile conflicting laws.

February 18, 2016

 

United Way of Central Indiana logo.

Lilly Foundation Expands Partnership With United Way

Lilly is already a big contributor to the United Way, but the collaboration announced Thursday will expand that to six countries.

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