A Department of Education ruling says schools must accommodate students with disabilities in sports programs but does not provide additional funding to do so.
The governor will likely advocate for the budget he outlined last week, including a 10 percent tax cut.
However, Pence would not commit Wednesday to reviewing the state’s gun laws.
Superintendent-elect Glenda Ritz must decide how to deal with struggling schools that the state has taken over.
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In Indiana, 86 percent of the typical white student’s classmates are also white, isolating black and Latino students.
The incentives for counties to participate go beyond wanting students to succeed.
If a number of schools in a single district fail, Bennett says the state’s takeover model may be expandable.
Only 28 percent of Hoosier students pursuing a bachelor’s degree finish in four years.
Kokomo schools plan to open a dorm during the coming fall.