Indiana schools could see significant cuts if lawmakers fail to appropriate more than $9 million of funding during the next legislative session.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick spoke with parents in Bloomington Thursday night and touched on the challenge of school funding.
The manager of the financially struggling Gary schools says the district will need state loans on a regular basis to maintain operations.
The state has named a company as the new emergency manager for financially-impaired Muncie Community Schools.
Indiana is one of the few states with disproportionate funding for rural schools.
The cuts include reducing the number of paraprofessionals and moving preschool teachers into K-12 positions.
Fort Wayne Community Schools will spend about $10,000 on billboards this summer.
In 2014, Pence stopped the Indiana Department of Education from applying for an $80 million grant that would have established a similar system.
Argos Community School officials say they plan to present a ballot referendum in a May 2017 special election.
Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.