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February 22, 2018

 

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 16, 2018

 

A yard sign to promote Gary Public School Corporation at the district office.

Gary Emergency Plan: Close High School, Reconfigure Grade Levels

The state-appointed manager of the Gary Community School Corporation told state officials a proposal to close two buildings is only the start of cutting costs.

February 13, 2018

 

Officials have warned public schools that they could receive less money than expected because of an unanticipated increase in statewide student enrollment.

School Funding Gap Widens With New Numbers

The multimillion-dollar gap in school funding that Indiana legislative leaders have pledged to fill is larger than first projected.

January 22, 2018

 

Indiana statehouse exterior

Senate, House Pass School Funding Measures

Lawmakers have approved a pair of school funding bills to address a multi-million dollar funding gap caused by a surprise uptick in public school students.

January 10, 2018

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

School Funding Fix Advances To House

Legislation that would fix a school funding shortfall unanimously passed out of a key General Assembly committee Wednesday.

January 8, 2018

 

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long at a podium  speaking to the Senate

Republican Senate Leaders Outline 2018 Priorities

Those priorities include Sunday alcohol sales, opioid abuse prevention, and covering a gap in school funding left by an enrollment miscalculation.

December 13, 2017

 

A small group of rally-goers demonstrate outside of a school board meeting.

Muncie Schools Put Under Full State Control

Muncie Community Schools will come under full state control in January, after a unanimous state board vote Wednesday.

November 21, 2017

 

Members of the Indiana House of Representatives convene for Legislative Organizational Day prior to the 2018 session.

Lawmakers Plan to Address School Funding Gap

Indiana schools could see significant cuts if lawmakers fail to appropriate more than $9 million of funding during the next legislative session.

November 10, 2017

 

McCormick

McCormick: 30 Percent Of Indiana Districts Seeing Drop In Funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick spoke with parents in Bloomington Thursday night and touched on the challenge of school funding.

September 13, 2017

 

Desks and chairs from an Indiana school

Gary Schools Manager Asks For More State Loans To Operate

The manager of the financially struggling Gary schools says the district will need state loans on a regular basis to maintain operations.

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