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.
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.
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.
A new report says Indiana is making progress to close achievement gaps in higher education, but also shows that some groups still lag behind.
Indiana's Department of Education says the department has made efforts to improve security training for test administrators.
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.
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.
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.
One in three parents fear for their child’s safety in school, according to a survey that a national education group conducts every year.
On time graduation rates for Indiana’s college students have increased by 13.9 percent over the past five years.