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July 26, 2016

 

Fort Wayne Community Schools will spend about $10,000 on billboards this summer. District spokesperson Krista Stockman says state funding from a gain of two new students would pay for the billboards.

Beyond ‘Mad Men’: More Public Schools Advertise To Survive

Fort Wayne Community Schools will spend about $10,000 on billboards this summer.

June 2, 2016

 

In this 2014 photo Gov. Mike Pence signs legislation creating a state-funded preschool pilot program.

In Stark Change, Pence Now Interested In Fed. Pre-K Funds

In 2014, Pence stopped the Indiana Department of Education from applying for an $80 million grant that would have established a similar system.

May 30, 2016

 

Argos Community School officials say they plan to present a ballot referendum in a May 2017 special election.

Argos School Officials Say They Will Seek Second Referendum

Argos Community School officials say they plan to present a ballot referendum in a May 2017 special election.

May 23, 2016

 

Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.

Gary Community Schools Still Faces Budget Woes

Gary Community Schools continue to struggle financially to pay teachers and keep buildings open.

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.

July 23, 2015

 

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Hoosier Bar Association Holds Back-To-School Donation Drive

Surplus office supplies from Indy businesses are finding a new home in cash-strapped classrooms.

February 24, 2015

 

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House Republicans Squash Democrats’ Changes To State Budget

Those proposed changes included a major alteration to the school funding formula.

February 21, 2015

 

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ISTEP+ Exams, Policy Changes Breed Frustration In Indiana

This week education dominated much of the time at the legislature as a series of controversial issues were discussed.

January 23, 2015

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Will More Charter School Funding Prevent Failures?

Some are questioning the academic progress of charter schools after Ball State University said it would close two Indianapolis charters.

April 18, 2013

 

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House And Senate Ironing Out Final Budget

Both budget proposals increase school funding by three-percent over the next two years, and accelerate the planned phaseout of the inheritance tax.

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