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February 16, 2017

 

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House Budget Proposal Eliminates Teacher Bonus Program

House Republicans revealed their proposal for the state budget Wednesday, eliminating teacher performance grants based on how students perform on state tests.

February 14, 2017

 

Many education related organizations made donations to political campaigns this election cycle.

Indiana School Credit Ratings At Risk, May Cost Districts Millions

A credit rating agency has placed a 90-day watch on loans to Indiana districts due to uncertainty that districts can pay off their debt in a timely manner.

February 8, 2017

 

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For ISTEP Replacement, Lawmakers Skeptical Of State-Specific Test

Legislation that would replace the ISTEP exam with a new assessment got its first debate Tuesday at the Statehouse, but it’s unclear what the new exam will be.

February 6, 2017

 

Statehouse

Bill To Appoint, Not Elect, Top Education Official Moves Forward

The bill would allow the governor to appoint the superintendent of public instruction starting in 2021.

February 3, 2017

 

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McCormick’s Education Budget Request Mirrors Holcomb Plan

The Indiana Department of Education presented its two-year budget proposal to lawmakers Thursday.

February 1, 2017

 

Bhening

Voucher Feud Is Focus Of House Pre-K Bill

Proposed legislation to expand the state’s publicly funded preschool program is tangled up in the ongoing feud over private school vouchers.

January 31, 2017

 

Babak Seradjeh is an associate professor of physics at Indiana University.

University Faculty And Staff Reel From Trump’s Immigration Order

Faculty and staff across the Indiana University system have cancelled professional and personal travel.

January 31, 2017

 

Statehouse

Lawmaker Continues Push For Cursive Mandate In Schools

The measure has passed the Senate many times, as it did Monday in a 35-14 vote.

January 26, 2017

 

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, center, testifies before the state Senate Appropriations Committee.

Senate Committee Hears Bills To Aid East Chicago For Lead Crisis

Officials from East Chicago, IN testified in favor of two proposed bills to bring more aid to the city to combat its lead crisis.

January 24, 2017

 

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Lilly Endowment Invests $9 Million In School Counseling Programs

The grants went to 284 school districts and charter schools across the state.

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