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'Nickel And Dime' Energy Savings Adding Up In Cash-Strapped Indiana Districts

From The Elkhart Truth: Local schools are working to continue tightening their budgets, but some have already saved millions in energy costs through the last few years. Several local school districts have integrated an energy program that has teachers, maintenance staff and others chipping in by turning off computers, lights and other electronics, along with engaging […]

The Seven Districts Asking Voters To Raise Their Taxes To Fund Schools In May

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Voters in seven Indiana communities will go to the polls in May to decide whether they’ll raise their own property taxes to raise money for schools. Four districts are asking voters for more operating dollars. The other three want voters’ help in funding construction or renovation projects. Below is a full list of districts seeking to […]

How IU's Merit-Based Salary Increases Will Work

The Indiana University Board of Trustees approved an operating budget Friday that calls for $19.8 million worth of salary increases across the statewide system‘s campuses. The budget includes what amounts to an average 1.5 percent pay bump on all campuses, honoring a union-negotiated salary increase. But some of the IU system’s more-than-18,500 employees statewide could […]

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