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Diploma Discussion: What Concerns Do You Have For Special Ed Kids?

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Indiana policymakers are focusing a lot of their attention lately on the different diploma options offered to Hoosier high school students. After the original draft for new choices came down from a committee of educators and business leaders, members of the public had a lot to say about he proposed changes – so much so that the State […]

How A Policy Change Could Impact Dual Credit Offerings

A panel of educators, lawmakers and higher education officials met Tuesday to discuss how to deal with an impending policy change that one K-12 leader said will “decimate” the dual credit options for high school students. The panel is trying to find solutions and calculate the impact of the new rules, such as how many teachers would […]

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 […]

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