Give Now  »

Noon Edition

What does action from the 2023 legislative session mean for this school year?



Noon Edition airs on Fridays at noon on WFIU.


Indiana saw several key laws take effect this week, several of which directly affect public schools.

To name a few:

Textbook costs for families are covered now through a $160 million state reimbursement fund.

The state raised the income limit of its voucher program to $220,000 for a family of four, so nearly all families qualify for a money to help cover the costs of private or religious schools.

Schools now must notify parents within 5 days if a student asks to go by a different name, pronouns, or title.

Along with that, schools are required to follow a new body of research in their curriculum on the “science of reading” in literacy education.  

You can follow us on Twitter @NoonEdition, send us questions using the email, or join us on the air by calling in at 812-855-0811 or toll free at 877-285-9348.    


Dr. Jeff Hauswald - MCCSC Superintendent  

Matt Stark – Bloomington High School North Principal  

Dr. Dominick Stella – Jackson Creek Middle School Principal  

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From