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March 13, 2018


Lawmakers Finalize School Safety Bill

Lawmakers unveiled Tuesday a final version of legislation to help schools improve their safety.

March 9, 2018


Holcomb Requests $5M More For School Safety Funding

Gov. Eric Holcomb wants lawmakers to deliver $5 million more this year for schools to spend on safety. Lawmakers say they're prepared to deliver that money.

February 13, 2018


Indiana Looking For More Rural Sites For Summer Food Program

The Summer Food Service Program feeds children healthy meals when school is out for the summer.

February 5, 2018


Should The State Require ‘Soft Skill’ Standards In Schools?

"Soft skills" would be a new standard for schools under a piece of legislation being considered by lawmakers in the Senate this week.

January 19, 2018


Lawmakers Consider Foster Care Student Outcomes Legislation

A proposed bill would require the state to track and report data for foster care students, including graduation rates and enrollment.

October 23, 2017


Education Study Committee Finishes Recommendations For Legislature

A proposal that failed to garner support would have allowed students living in the U.S. without legal permission to pay in-state tuition at Ind. universities.

October 3, 2017


$4 Mill Grant To Address Shortage Of Bilingual Teachers

Purdue researchers have been awarded $4 million to address the shortage of teachers with an expertise in English language learning and bilingual education.

September 14, 2017


U.S. Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos To Visit 3 Indiana Schools Friday

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit schools across Indiana Friday as the last stop on a six-state back-to-school tour.

September 6, 2017


State Board Of Ed Picks Matt Voors As New Executive Director

Voors was previously general counsel for the DOE, but some board members said they'd never met Voors before approving him as executive director Wednesday.

August 21, 2017


INDOE, Indy School District Partner For Solar Eclipse Alternative

Wayne Township Schools and the Indiana Department of Education put together a live stream with lessons on the solar eclipse Monday.

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