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Betsy DeVos Signals Pullback On Campus Sex Misconduct Enforcement

On May 23, 2017, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

The Department of Education will change its approach to campus sexual misconduct and begin a public notice and comment process to issue new regulations, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Thursday. In a speech at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, DeVos decried “a system run amok,” “kangaroo courts” and repeatedly emphasized the plight of […]

Indiana Lawmakers Could Roll Back Tuition Law For ‘Dreamers’

(Indiana General Assembly)

State lawmakers are discussing whether to a change a 2011 law that prohibits young people brought into the country illegally from accessing in-state tuition at public colleges. Indiana is one of only three states in the country that specifically makes immigrant students who can not prove state residency or who don’t qualify for a federal program […]

McCormick, Ritz, Reed To Discuss Future Of Public Education

State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick and predecessor Glenda Ritz. (Credit: Photos provided.)

State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick and two of her predecessors from both political parties will come together Saturday for a public forum on education. The panel discussion Saturday in Indianapolis tackles a broad topic: “the future of Indiana public education in an era of privatization, declining budgets and increasing expectations”

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