According to state data, less than half of all students reached proficiency in English Language Arts (ELA) and math, with proficiency rates of 47.9 and 47.8 percent respectively.
The state has approved a new round of school safety grant funding for Indiana schools. The money will go to 429 schools through the state’s Secured School Safety Grant program.
Last month teachers throughout the state flocked to the governor’s teacher pay commission input meetings to reinforce an idea: Indiana’s education policy doesn’t respect public educators.
Educators are pressing for an overhaul of the state’s school accountability system after a reported drop in student achievement on the state’s new ILEARN exam – including the state’s top education official.
Vigo County School Corporation opened a new virtual high school this year. It’s one of a handful around the state.
A grant competition from the state’s largest early learning nonprofit aims to address so-called child care deserts.
House Democratic Leader Phil GiaQuinta (D-Fort Wayne) says every school – not just schools that can attain matching grants from the state – needs resource officers and services focused on mental health.
Democrats at the statehouse want legislative leaders to take a closer look at virtual charter schools in Indiana as two scandal-ridden schools prepare to close.
Reported cases of bullying in schools have slightly decreased compared to the 2017-18 school year, according to an annual state survey aimed at tracking bullying incidents.
The governor’s Teacher Compensation Commission will host public comment sessions across the state in August. The commission plans to host three sessions, one each in Indianapolis, Evansville, and Elkhart.