Morning Bell: State Lawmakers Discuss Appropriating More Money For Schools
Bill Shaw / Indiana Public Broadcasting
Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, discusses education funding.
Speaker favors more for schools – “Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville – the Senate budget architect – was surprised at any plan to restore the $300 million. … He said any increase above the current baseline for K-12 schools must come with justification, and inflation alone isn’t enough.” Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Painful decisions ahead to fix Lake Ridge Schools deficit – “Grissom Elementary School Title I facilitator Connie Scuderi said she’s stunned that the board would considering closing their school, which was labeled an ‘A’ school in the most recent state report card.” Gary Post-Tribune
School board OKs funding for increased security – “The board action on Monday night is a major step toward the goal of having an armed law enforcement officer in each school, both city and county.” Terre Haute Tribune-Star
New Harmony looking at liquidating remaining contents of former school – “The building was purchased by the town for $10, but North Posey school district has a two-year lease, through June 30, 2014, on the building because it wanted many items from the school and through consolidation had the right to anything in the building.” Evansville Courier & Press