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Senate Education Committee Delays School Finance Bill Vote

The Indiana Statehouse. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

An Indiana Senate committee has decided to postpone voting on a controversial school financials bill because of its effect on Muncie and Gary schools. Some committee members say the bill too radically changes plans lawmakers approved last session.

Schools in Financial Trouble Could Get New Early Warning System

The Indiana Statehouse. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

Lawmakers will consider legislation this session, that would create a type of early warning system to to help identify schools facing significant financial problems. The state took over Gary and Muncie Community Schools last year after their finances reached crisis levels. Now, Sen. Eddie Melton (D-Gary) has filed legislation to prevent more major state takeovers […]

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