Mike Metz left a rifle visible in his pickup truck parked on school grounds. Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. officials suspended him.
The county will spend nearly $2.9 million to buy the former Wilson Middle School. The 500-bed jail is expected to be completed in two years.
The multimillion-dollar gap in school funding that Indiana legislative leaders have pledged to fill is larger than first projected.
Indiana could soon join a growing list of states with laws allowing students to carry sunscreen at school.
Authorities say two students at a Fort Wayne high school had to be revived with an overdose antidote after they and a third student became ill at the school.
Senior faculty Guoping Wang plead guilty to the Level 6 felony charge of criminal confinement, received a suspended sentence of probation.
The board will submit the proposal to the Department of Local Government Finance where it will be finalized.
Prior to the law, school employees first had to report suspected abuse to the school's principal or the principal's designee.
The Paoli school board has approved the employment of a new interim superintendent after the former superintendent resigned.
A new course on Donald Trump describes the president in class materials as a purveyor of "sexism, white supremacy" and "xenophobia."