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Jeanie Lindsay

Multimedia Education Journalist, News

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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June 27, 2019

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Archdiocese Defends Firing Of Gay Married Teacher, Students And Alumni Host Prayer Vigil

Archdiocese Defends Firing Of Gay Married Teacher, Students And Alumni Host Prayer Vigil

Superintendent of Catholic Schools Gina Fleming says the Archdiocese introduced a policy to private Catholic schools two years ago, outlining the ministerial expectations of employees.

June 21, 2019

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Two Of Indiana's Virtual Schools Will Close; One Now, The Other Next Year

Two Of Indiana's Virtual Schools Will Close; One Now, The Other Next Year

Daleville Community Schools has agreed to close Indiana Virtual School by the end of September 2019, and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy by the end of June 2020.

June 20, 2019

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AG Settles $5.4 Million In Debt Forgiveness For Former ITT Tech Students In Indiana

AG Settles $5.4 Million In Debt Forgiveness For Former ITT Tech Students In Indiana

Hundreds of former Indiana students of the for-profit college ITT Technical Institute will receive $5.4 million in debt forgiveness.

June 17, 2019

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The State's Largest Teachers Union Is Getting A New President This Summer

The State's Largest Teachers Union Is Getting A New President This Summer

Leadership at the state’s largest teachers union is changing this summer, and the incoming president says he plans to focus more on local schools’ needs.

June 9, 2019

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State Sends Mixed Messages As Thousands Of Teachers Rush To Avoid Licensing Rule

State Sends Mixed Messages As Thousands Of Teachers Rush To Avoid Licensing Rule

More than 22,700 – about a third of all teachers in the state – have started the process to renew their licenses compared to just 514 at this time last year.

June 5, 2019

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State Board Of Education Member Resigns, Says It's Time For 'Fresh Perspective'

State Board Of Education Member Resigns, Says It's Time For 'Fresh Perspective'

More personnel changes are coming to the State Board of Education. As one member sent the governor his letter of resignation this week, and some others come to the end of their terms later this month.

May 31, 2019

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These Two Schools Won Their Referenda This May. Here’s Why That’s A Big Deal

These Two Schools Won Their Referenda This May. Here’s Why That’s A Big Deal

Teacher pay and school funding were central issues for policymakers as they crafted the state’s spending plan earlier this year. But the unpredictable structure of funding support makes it challenging for schools to effectively raise teacher salaries across the state.

May 23, 2019

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Report: State Needs More Data On Enrolled Early Learners To Address Access Gaps

Report: State Needs More Data On Enrolled Early Learners To Address Access Gaps

Early learning programs in Indiana are improving in quality, but according to an annual report nearly two-thirds of children who might need care aren’t enrolled in them, and the state lacks a unified data system to help reach the most vulnerable children.

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.

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