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Why Indiana Still Doesn't Fund Preschool Programs

A craft project created by Pre-K students at Penny Lane West School in Bloomington.

A bill poised for passage in the Indiana General Assembly would provide $80 million to fully fund all-day kindergarten programs, which many educators consider a step forward. Preschool programs are another story. Even as the Pew Center on the States reports other states have doubled their investment in Pre-K programs over the past decade, Indiana’s one of only 11 states [...]

Why The College Tuition Fight At The Indiana Statehouse Isn't Over Yet

Indiana University officials had high hopes for their cuts to summer semester tuition: $11 million in aggregate savings for students, they hoped, and maybe they’d manage to quiet calls in the legislature for stricter state control over rising college costs too. Yet, lo and behold, a bill has surfaced in the Indiana General Assembly calling [...]

The Most Important People In Funding Your Child's Education

Indiana schools started the year with a new fiscal reality brought on by major changes to the state budget and a Constitutional amendment limiting property taxes. Governor Mitch Daniels was at the forefront of many of these changes during the last legislative session. But there are many other people working behind the scenes. They are the architects and advocates behind the money paying for your child’s education.

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