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Reporter’s Notebook: Covering English Learners Across Indiana In 2016

At the very beginning of 2016, I wanted to follow up on a school funding change that went into place the year before. A previous school funding formula gave schools more money to educate high-need students, like students in special education, students who are English learners and low-income students. But, in an attempt to distribute school funding more […]

Indiana Is Educating More English Language Language Learners

The number of students considered English Language Learners in Indiana grew by more than 20 percent over the last five years, according to the latest Kids Count report released this week. In 2010, there were 49,654 ELL students enrolled in both public and private schools in the state, and in 2015 that grew to 60,793. “That’s a pretty large […]

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