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EDITORIAL: Good news as Legislature ends session
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: School funding must be fair to rural districts
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Gov. Holcomb plans to sign bills on abortion, gun rights, school prayer
Most of the bills are milder and less controversial than some of the issues former Gov. Mike Pence took a stance on during his tenure as governor—
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
INDIANA IN-DEPTH: Done the work? Then accept the degree
'Reverse transfer' could exponentially grow state's two-year degrees
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sports dollars add up to more than $40 million for Fort Wayne
City expects to see estimated 120,000 visitors at more than 70 tournaments in 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Never built South Bend: What downtown could have looked like
From a canal to downtown shopping mall, projects that were proposed but never happened
Monday, April 24, 2017
Foundation explains feasibility study for three Wabash County school districts
Part of its initiatve to better the lives of entire community as a whole, executive director says
Monday, April 24, 2017
National group urges ratio of 250 students per counselor in grades K-12
For the 2014-15 school year, there was one counselor for every 634 students in public or charter schools, state DOE says
Monday, April 24, 2017
Millennials take action through community involvement, but politics doesn't rank high
Other data suggests many young people aren’t as attuned as other age groups to public affairs
Monday, April 24, 2017
New state budget funds South Shore double-tracking project between Gary and Michigan City
Appropriates $6 million a year for the next 30 years to add capacity and speed travel on the commuter rail line that connects the Region with Chicago
Sunday, April 23, 2017
2017 Indiana General Assembly a successful session? Depends on who you ask
Developing a fluid education-to-career path for Hoosiers with the Department of Workforce Development may be 2018 priority
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Terre Haute community garden aims to teach children sustainability, self-reliance
“We want to empower kids to take care of themselves so when they grow up they know what to do”
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Bill to study cursive writing passes Indiana Senate and goes to governor for his signature
Sunday, April 23, 2017
General Assembly approves $40 million for Ivy Tech Kokomo Campus transformation
The majority of the new space will house the Health Sciences and Nursing programs
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Volunteers canvass South Bend neighborhoods to offer free lead testing
Sunday, April 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Marching for science
Sunday, April 23, 2017
More cuts loom for Jay Schools as enrollment continues to drop
The current personnel head count of 496 is projected to be cut to 459 by 2018 in order to achieve the necessary savings
Saturday, April 22, 2017
State poised to take over Gary school district
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Legislature OKs emergency manager for Muncie Community Schools
"State takeover probation I guess is what I’d call, it or a temporary state takeover," local Rep. Sue Errington says
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers OK $39 million for Muncie Ivy Tech Campus
Saturday, April 22, 2017
March for Science near Purdue encourages involvement in politics
"The fact that so many scientists got together, it's worth a closer look," says physics granduate student
Saturday, April 22, 2017
$5.6 million Ross-Ade Stadium lighting project underway with Aug. 25 completion date
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Names in IPFW split finalized: Purdue, IU plan to keep Fort Wayne as part of identity
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers pass budget with investments in education, entrepreneurism
Funding for the pre-kindergarten education program will more than double annually—to $22 millio
Saturday, April 22, 2017
IU adopts 3 new policies addressing student-athlete welfare
Friday, April 21, 2017
Boone EDC $8.000 microloan program aids a new Lebanon day care
Friday, April 21, 2017
Huntington County schools discuss possible elimination of valedictorian status
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Digital textbooks saving IU students millions of dollars
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Online class law now up to Holcomb; many Indiana educators oppose it
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Madison County area school districts reach out in effort to land Lilly Endowment grants
Would go to improving counseling services for students in grades K-12
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Muncie Community Schools operates more schools than its peers
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Indiana lawmakers approve Gov. Holcomb's call for appointed state schools chief
Bosma not keen on provisions added by the Republican-controlled Senate requiring the education secretary be a state resident for at least two years
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Mayor says in State of the City: 'Muncie will find a way'
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Legislature studying options to give Gary schools a better future
Trying to determine who is best positioned to pull the troubled district away from further debt while working to improve its worst-in-the-state academic rating
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: State Legislature still has time to do better for pre-K funding
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Goshen mayor presents students with funds to help others
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
OPINION: School quality drives enrollment, economic growth
Among Indiana’s almost 290 school corporations, the ISTEP pass rate is a strong predictor of school enrollment change
Monday, April 17, 2017
Muncie Community Schools takeover bill goes behind legislative closed doors
Legislator has plan from district to reduce administrators, teachers and bills that are due to be paid
Monday, April 17, 2017
The Antioch College experience
Monday, April 17, 2017
St. Joseph's College faculty left in the dark by administrators
Monday, April 17, 2017
Study shows Anderson youth are disconnected from job opportunities
Monday, April 17, 2017
School referendum vote set for May 2 for three Lake County school systems
Each of the school districts is telling voters that if the referendum does not pass, there will be deep cuts including teachers and program
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Indiana University South Bend celebrates its 50-year Jubilee
First degrees were awarded at local campus in 1967
Sunday, April 16, 2017
The rise and fall of a small Ohio college which reopened after three years
Could St. Joseph's College do what Antioch did?
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Muncie school board votes to close 3 schools
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Experts: Partnerships are needed to fill jobs in Hancock County as unemployment drops
BeijingWest agreement with Ivy Tech suggestive of qualified worker shortage
Saturday, April 15, 2017
IU trustees hear data on sexual misconduct: 237 reported on Bloomington campus
Numbers for 2015-16 school year down 15 from previous period
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Indiana University to offer paid parental leave for staff members
McRobbie called the new policy a sound investment in IU's future
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Marian medical school's first graduates could fill primary-care dearth
Indiana will need 817 more primary care physicians by 2030, study says
Friday, April 14, 2017
EDITORIAL: Student journalists deserve protection
Friday, April 14, 2017
Ivy Tech lays off 12 in north central region, 31 in northwest
Friday, April 14, 2017
Soil often a factor with lead-poisoned kids, professor says
Friday, April 14, 2017
Anderson Community Schools sets bond referendum at $50 million
Cost of facilities improvement program spread over 19 years
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Indiana Statehouse committee asked to 'decouple' student testing and teacher evaluation
Also urged to favor wording in the bill to give local districts more control over assessments
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Indiana superintendent of public instruction talks standards in New Albany visit
McCormick said her preferences regarding high school testing are not reflected in House Bill 1003
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
How much is Muncie Community Schools really in the hole?
Depending on whom is talking, it ranges from $18.7 million to non-existent
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Indiana Legislature set to prohibit 'sanctuary campuses'
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Earlham receives 'EPIC' $7.5 million gift from Columbus, Ohio, couple, 1974 graduates
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Lawmakers send 'No More Secrets' priority to Gov. Eric Holcomb
Monday, April 10, 2017
Yorktown State Senator Eckerty seeks delay of Muncie Community Schools takeover
"We are trying to beat the clock here," school board President Debbie Feick said
Monday, April 10, 2017
OPINION: School board elections matter
For the people of Muncie, school board elections matter far more than any presidential election ever will
Monday, April 10, 2017
Whodunit? How did Muncie Schools get into this mess?
Hicks calls school board "a wholly owned subsidiary" of MTA; DeBoer blames "… state aid has declined a lot," by a "significant amount"
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Merrillville state senator wants state takeover of Gary schools guided by locals
Sunday, April 9, 2017
New Indiana State Museum exhibit explains why natural disasters occur
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Smaller Hoosier schools could get incentive to merge, but is it worth it?
Back in 2008, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels wanted to require schools with fewer than 1,000 students to combine administrative functions
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Planned gift adds $3.8M to Indiana State student activity fund
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Food safety experts suggest growers don't wash produce destined for farmers markets
Cleaning fruits, vegetables at home becomes more important
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Nickel Plate Trail one of nine picked for statewide study
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Student journalist protections die in Indiana Senate
Sponsor blamed the failurelargely on concerns from principals, school boards and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick, who spoke against the bill at the last minute
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Logansport High School teens tell of fleeing their homelands for freedom
Students recount life in southeast Asian refugee camps, amid Central American gangs
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Symposium takes on schools' role in creating democracy
It’s a vital role, education expert Deborah Meier said, but one that public schools don’t perform very well
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Indiana high schools would be required to offer ethnic studies
Saturday, April 8, 2017
School takeover bill which focuses on Muncie and Gary draws criticism, praise
“I project...we'll be back here in a year or two talking about the fact that we haven't been able to solve the problem,” says Rep. Ed Delaney
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Indiana Senate won't vote on student journalism bill
School superintendents and principals pushed back against the bill at the last minute, says Sen. David Long
Friday, April 7, 2017
IU scientists studying protein shown to protect against dementia
Friday, April 7, 2017
Finding a way for Anderson to stand out
Launch Indiana aims to help Anderson grow
Friday, April 7, 2017
North Central Parke votes to combine Rockville,Turkey Run high schools
District enrollment and county population continue to drop
Friday, April 7, 2017
Counting on them: Strong future workforce rests on kindergarten-ready kids
United Way of Howard County estimates that only 45 percent of children entering kindergarten are “ready to learn”
Friday, April 7, 2017
What Indiana lawmakers said about Muncie Community Schools finances
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Indiana House votes to approve takeover of Gary, Muncie schools
Both districts unable to chart a path to solvency
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Converging Logansport cultures: Hispanic students up, white students down over past decade
Cass County’s population has also been decreasing for the past few decades and is at its lowest in 70 years
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Holcomb: More STEM means less remediation for those headed to post-secondary schooling
Governor says state must develop more 'robust' program
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Hicks: Rather than focusing on jobs, instead try to attract people
Percentage of those who move for schools and services has spiked to 70 percent, he says
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
YMCA joint-use facility breaks ground in Lafayette
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Honor for Bill Garrett deserved, overdue
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
State takeover of Muncie Community Schools advances in Indiana General Assembly
Added to bill which designated Gary district as 'distressed'
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Campaign to save St. Joseph's College raises $2.5 million
Monday school announced plans to surrender its accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Indiana Tech investing $6.4 million in facilities for track and field and softball
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Fremont gives final approval to $4.2 million solar project
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Indiana school groups in meetings around state ponder effects of new federal program
Every Student Succeeds Act is replacing No Child Left Behind
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
COMMENTARY: In the back room at Nick's: A conversation with the governor
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Marker at IU to honor Shelbyville basketball icon who helped change history
Garrett’s story and his contributions to college basketball would largely be forgotten until Tom Graham started working on a book
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Peabody Energy emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy; begins NYSE trading as 'BTU' today
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
COMMENTARY: Replacing ISTEP: A daunting task for Indiana lawmakers
They now find themselves in a quagmire of their own making
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Fact finder blasts Muncie Community Schools, rules for teachers
30-page report is a blow to the credibility of district's leadership, blistering superintendent and board for inaccurate information, "unfounded" claims, lack of documentary evidence
Saturday, April 1, 2017
ISTEP replacement moves forward but local educators question if it will be better
ILEARN would also bring back end of course assessments for high school students in English and language arts, Algebra I and science
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Could St. Joseph's College be a sustainable energy institute?
On Feb. 3, the college's board of trustees announced the institution would suspend operations at the end of this semester due to dire financial challenges
Saturday, April 1, 2017
New Children's Museum exhibit to feature 6,000 letters sent to Ryan White
Kids from around the world wrote to him during his battle with AIDS
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Indiana Statehouse roundup: Variety of education bills move forward
ISTEP replacement heads to the floor for a vote
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Where the Indiana's next budget proposals diverge from Senate, House proposals
Largely in education, Pre-K, cigarette tax, road-funding and Indiana State Police salaries
Friday, March 31, 2017






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