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February 22, 2018

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The chapter will cease operations until fall 2021.

Former IU Student, Fraternity Member Facing Felony Drug Charges

A former Indiana University student is facing felony charges for allegedly dealing drugs out of a fraternity house that recently closed.

February 22, 2018

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The statehouse dome with U.S. and Indiana flags on top.

Teacher Licensing Waivers Bill Met With Hesitation In The House

A bill designed to address the teacher shortage was met with some concern by members in the House Education Committee Thursday.

February 22, 2018

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Sen. Eddie Melton (D-Gary) addresses a crowd opposed to HB 1315 at the Statehouse.

Protesters Object To More Rules For Gary, Muncie Schools

Democratic state senators say a finances bill that enforces more rules on the distressed Gary and Muncie districts will eliminate public participation.

February 22, 2018

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State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick

State Superintendent Urges Lawmakers To ‘Address School Safety’

Indiana's top education leader is urging lawmakers to address school safety in the wake of a shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

February 22, 2018

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Nearly 9 in 10 parents attend conferences with their children’s teachers each year, according to Child Trends. (Photo Credit: Bill Shaw/WTIU News)

Senate Committee Approves Resolution On Autism

A resolution in the Senate is urging lawmakers to look into how well schools are prepared to work with students on the autism spectrum.

February 21, 2018

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A student walks through the Sample Gates at Indiana University.

Indiana University Cleared In Sexual Violence Complaints

A federal agency has completed its investigation into four Title IX sexual violence complaints against Indiana University.

February 21, 2018

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The money would help pay for teacher raises, school building improvements and special education services.

Indianapolis Slims Down Request To Voters For More Funding

Indiana's largest school district is slimming down its request for additional tax dollars from voters.

February 20, 2018

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An empty classroom with desks lined up in rows.

Panel Gives Schools A Loophole In ‘Opt-In’ Requirement For Sex Ed

A committee passed an amended bill Tuesday that would require schools to make two attempts to notify parents of sex education curriculum before classes start.

February 19, 2018

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The Indiana House chamber at the Indiana Statehouse.

Bill To Allow Students To Carry Sunscreen Heads To Governor

One of the first bills headed to the governor’s desk this session will allow Indiana students to easily carry and apply sunscreen at school.

February 19, 2018

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Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) speaks in the Indiana House.

Lawmakers Weigh New School Coalition Pilot Program

A school coalition pilot program making progress at the Statehouse aims to offer more flexibility to schools for the sake of student improvement.

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