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Jeanie Lindsay

Jeanie Lindsay is a multimedia reporter covering education issues statewide. Before coming to Indiana, she attended the University of Washington and worked as a regional radio reporter to learn the ways of public broadcasting.

Recent Posts by Jeanie Lindsay

May 24, 2018


eLearning Option Lets Schools Avoid School Year Extension

eLearning days can help schools avoid extending the school year if bad weather persists beyond built in makeup days.

May 21, 2018


State Releases New ILEARN Sample Questions

Elementary and middle school students will first take the state’s new ILEARN assessment in Spring 2019, and the release offers a first look at the new exam.

May 14, 2018


Indiana Lawmakers Approve Hotly Debated School Takeover Bill

The general assembly failed to pass the legislation during the regular session earlier this year and brought it back with a handful of other measures.

May 14, 2018


Rural Community Rallies For More Public School Funding

Educators in Farmersburg, Indiana, held a rally Saturday, urging lawmakers to give more attention to rural public schools, specifically when it comes to funding.

May 11, 2018


Lawmakers Revive College Savings Plan Expansion In Key Tax Bill

The 529 accounts provide tax credits to people who use them, up to $1,000 a year.

May 8, 2018


Voters Across Indiana Approve More School Funding

Every one of the 11 school funding measures on the primary ballot passed Tuesday.

May 7, 2018


Ivy Tech Partners With Indiana Chamber For Workforce Development

A new partnership between the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Ivy Tech Community College will make tuition discounts available to some Hoosier employees as part of an existing program at the two-year college.

May 4, 2018


State Kicks Off New School Cybersecurity Initiative

Cybersecurity in schools is the focus of a new initiative from the Indiana Department of Education, and it includes thousands of dollars in funding for some schools.

May 2, 2018


‘Top Priority:’ State Board Creates New Virtual Charter School Committee

The State Board of Education plans to take a closer look at virtual charter schools with a new committee to review and make policy recommendations.

May 1, 2018


State Board To Consider More Oversight For Virtual Schools

The State Board of Education is considering whether it should get involved in reviewing virtual charter schools.

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