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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

August 13, 2018


IDOE: Bullying Data Reflects Improved Reporting Process

Data from schools across the state shows a sharp increase in bullying, but the numbers could be a bit misleading. That’s because the state recently changed how schools are required to collect and report the data.

August 10, 2018


New School Safety Recommendations Stress Importance Of Mental Health Services

The 2018 school safety report includes 18 recommendations for the state to consider, divided into three separate categories: mental health, safety equipment and training, and policy or legislative action.

August 6, 2018


Hepatitis A Vaccine Required For More Students This Year

This year, all sixth and 12th graders are required to have a Hepatitis A vaccination on the books before coming to school. It’s a new requirement from the state in response to an outbreak of Hepatitis A.

August 3, 2018


New Report Highlights Achievement Gaps In Higher Education

A new report says Indiana is making progress to close achievement gaps in higher education, but also shows that some groups still lag behind.

August 2, 2018


State Working To Improve Test Security

Indiana's Department of Education says the department has made efforts to improve security training for test administrators.

July 23, 2018


Federal Dept. Of Education Cautions Schools About Student Data

Indiana’s new graduation pathways will include college entrance exams as one gatekeeper to graduation for some students, but the U.S. Department of Education says that means schools must take extra care to follow student data privacy laws.

July 20, 2018


Indiana Education Funding Not Back To Pre-Recession Levels

A recent report from a national teachers union points to a number of states failing to reach pre-recession spending levels for public education, including Indiana.

July 20, 2018


Hundreds Of Teachers Gather In Bloomington For Computer Science Training

Hundreds of teachers from across the country are stepping into the role of student this week as they learn skills like how to program robots.

July 17, 2018


Survey: Parents Fear For Child Safety In Schools

One in three parents fear for their child’s safety in school, according to a survey that a national education group conducts every year.

July 17, 2018


Report: More Indiana College Grads Finishing School On Time

On time graduation rates for Indiana’s college students have increased by 13.9 percent over the past five years.

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