The state is giving money to nearly a dozen school corporations to help them offer more science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM – education.
President Obama wants to bring down the cost of community college tuition, and advocates in Indiana are excited about a platform for a national conversation.
$40 million of the education increase Pence is asking for would go to charter schools. The increase would amount to about $1,500 per charter school pupil.
The governor told Chamber of Commerce officials they should improve on the policies from the past eight years, particularly with infrastructure and education.
In the second installment of Indiana Public Broadcasting’s legislative preview series, WNIN’s Micah Schweizer looks at concerns schools have and the challenges the legislature faces finding enough funding for education.