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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 10, 2018


Noon Edition: School Safety

This week on Noon Edition we'll look at school safety.

August 10, 2018


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Handheld Metal Detectors Present Legal Challenges For Indiana Schools

Schools are in the process of adopting policies stipulating how they'll use state-provided metal detectors.

August 8, 2018


Schools Still Determining How To Use Handheld Metal Detectors

Guidance from a state school board organization says districts should only use the metal detectors when there's reasonable suspicion or for an administrative search.

August 8, 2018


Purdue Vet Students Learn Valuable Skills At The Fair

For the fifth year, Purdue veterinarian students have partnered with the Indiana State Fair. On a peak day, there are more than 1,000 animals at the Indiana State Fair. 

August 8, 2018


Ball State Sees Large Response After Papa John’s Decision

More than 500 people have emailed the university about its decision to support Papa John's founder John Schnatter amid controversy over his use of a racial slur.

August 7, 2018


Indiana University Educating Students, Staff About Hepatitis A Amid Outbreak

Indiana University's spokesperson says there are no cases of Hepatitis A on the Bloomington campus.

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 6, 2018


Evansville School Must Allow Transgender Student To Use Male Bathroom

A federal judge has ordered an Indiana school district to allow a transgender student to use male bathrooms.

August 6, 2018


Gary Schools Make Changes Amid Enrollment Push

The changes that will be in place when classes begin Aug. 13 are part of a push to hold onto current students and lure others to return to the struggling school district.

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