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Jeanie Lindsay

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Jeanie Lindsay is a multimedia reporter covering education issues statewide. Before coming to Indiana, she attended the University of Washington and worked as a regional radio reporter to learn the ways of public broadcasting.

Recent Posts by Jeanie Lindsay

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May 15, 2019

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Teachers Press Lawmakers To Change New Licensing Requirements: 'They Need To Fix This'

Teachers Press Lawmakers To Change New Licensing Requirements: 'They Need To Fix This'

Thousands of teachers are starting the process of renewing their teaching licenses before a new law goes into effect that requires educators to learn more about workforce and career-related needs for their students and communities.

May 8, 2019

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Relief And Re-evaluation: How The Latest Round Of School Referenda Played Out

Relief And Re-evaluation: How The Latest Round Of School Referenda Played Out

Six out of the 10 school funding referenda measures across the state won approval from local voters, with two out of the four school districts asking for additional funding from their communities for the first time passing.

May 6, 2019

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Here Are The Schools Asking Communities For Referendum Funding This May

Here Are The Schools Asking Communities For Referendum Funding This May

This year’s first round of school funding referenda includes 10 school corporations, with a handful of the schools asking voters for more funding for the first time.

May 1, 2019

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State Funding At 4? Minor Budget Shift Means More Younger Kindergartners Count Too

State Funding At 4? Minor Budget Shift Means More Younger Kindergartners Count Too

The state is willing to send funding to schools even if they enroll some 4-year-olds in kindergarten at the start of the upcoming school year.

April 26, 2019

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2019 Session: How Did Lawmakers Address Big Education Issues This Year?

2019 Session: How Did Lawmakers Address Big Education Issues This Year?

The 2019 legislative session has officially come to an end, and lawmakers’ attempts to address a number of education issues are receiving mixed reviews.

April 24, 2019

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School Money Management, Teacher Pay Data Bill Approved By General Assembly

School Money Management, Teacher Pay Data Bill Approved By General Assembly

House Bill 1003 aims to keep schools from using funds intended for classroom expenses – like teacher pay – to address other operational needs.

April 23, 2019

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Does Indiana Have A State-Funded Pre-K Program? National Group Doesn't Think So

Does Indiana Have A State-Funded Pre-K Program? National Group Doesn't Think So

The group says the program’s work and education requirements for parents move Indiana in the wrong direction.

April 23, 2019

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IDOE: Teacher Shortage Areas Undermine State Education Priorities

IDOE: Teacher Shortage Areas Undermine State Education Priorities

Indiana submits a list of subject areas seeing significant teacher shortages to the U.S. Department of Education each year, and this year’s list includes science and career-technical education classes – both subjects many Indiana policymakers and elected officials want more funding and support for.

April 18, 2019

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Leising's Campaign For Cursive Writing Continues

Leising's Campaign For Cursive Writing Continues

Cursive writing is back on the discussion table at the statehouse, as one lawmaker continues her nearly decade-long campaign to require Hoosier schools teach cursive writing.

April 16, 2019

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Educators Rally As Session Winds Down, Budget Talks Heat Up

Educators Rally As Session Winds Down, Budget Talks Heat Up

Teachers unions, the Coalition for Public Education and Indiana PTA helped organize the rally as a near-final push for more money in the state budget.

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