Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom

The Daily Report Card: IPS, Purdue Pay, Laptops, College Visits

Purdue professors earn lower salaries, receive better benefits – Purdue Exponent The campus newspaper notes, despite headlines about pay disparities between IU and Purdue, adding benefits to the mix washes out many of the disparities. (

Matthew Tully: Eugene White’s IPS reform plan depressing, infuriating – Indy Star “Rather than call for a deeper look at how to help such children, he used them as an excuse, joking that he is not capable of magic as he nonetheless attempted to make his accountability disappear.” (Indianapolis Star)

SACS approves laptops for Homestead students – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette “The Southwest Allen County Schools board voted 4-1 Tuesday to buy laptop computers for all of its high school students.” (

Yes, I Took My Ninth Grader on a College Tour (and It Was Worth It) – The Choice “I know this appears to be a scheme of yet another admissions-obsessed New York dad. But bear with me. It’s actually a rational approach to preparing some kids for college.” (


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