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Education Leaders In Legislature Want To Study Teacher Shortage

Legislative leaders are asking the Interim Study Committee on Education to look at the teacher shortage issue in Indiana during this year’s summer study committees. In a letter sent to House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, Thursday, Rep. Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, and Sen. Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, said they would like the legislature to “proactively address this […]

Career Council Meets To Discuss Core 40 Requirements

The amount of classes Indiana high schoolers must take to graduate could be changing as the state explores more rigorous requirements to earn a diploma. The Indiana Career Council met Monday to discuss proposed changes to the default diploma option, known as Core 40. As we reported last week, there are four types of diplomas for […]

Glenda Ritz: How Education Could Play Into A Bid For Governor

Updated 2:09 p.m.: Education just became a much bigger part of the 2016 race for Indiana governor. State Superintendent Glenda Ritz announced her campaign for governor at an event in Indianapolis Thursday morning. The educator spoke first at Ben Davis High School, followed by a series of appearances scheduled around the state, according to her Facebook page. Ritz’s announcement has excited […]

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