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Ford plant redevelopment on Indianapolis near-east side may get even bigger
Sunday, August 20, 2017
IU Northwest hopes new $45 million building will be destination for the arts
Sunday, August 20, 2017
IU Southeast students move in; nearly 400 students call campus home this fall
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Police urge caution among young drivers in hopes of avoiding tragic results
Number of teen fatalities in motor vehicle accidents jumps nationwide as trend hits home in Hancock County
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Ivy Tech Bloomington: 15 years at new campus
Annual enrollment has grown from about 4,000 students to about 10,500
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Indiana Public Access Counselor says Paoli schools didn't violate Open Door
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Indiana Department of Education publishes plan for Every Student Succeeds Act
Submitted to Governor Holcomb for review
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Superintendent with about 850 students questions study calling for more consolidation
"This is the same claim we got back when Mitch Daniels was first elected," Barr-Reeve's Travis Madison says
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Vacant Lafayette hospital transformed into new $15 million Franciscan Education Center
Friday, August 18, 2017
Infosys partners with Purdue to train its expected 10,000 new employees
India-based company could receive up to $31 million in conditional tax credits and training grants, the largest incentive package in state history
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Automation on the rise in Dubois County area manufacturing
“It’s a game-changer,” Kevin Ward, plant manager at Kimball Hospitality, said of$4 million, two-year project
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Moving numbers: Record-setting group of IU Bloomington newcomers
While numbers aren’t official until census is conducted Aug. 28, preliminary estimates show a class of 7,995
Thursday, August 17, 2017
1si shares goals to make region 'one of the most desirable places to live in the Midwest'
Southern Indiana organization reveals long- and short-term priorities
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Indiana Chamber study: Merging small school districts could improve test scores
"Smaller schools have meaningfully worse outcomes in standardized tests and the college preparatory elements...," says BSU economist Michael Hicks
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
OPINION: A case study in school performance and enrollment
Households are voting with their feet, and places with underperforming schools are losing students
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Vincennes University fall 2017 enrollment down, but only slightly
Aviation program is expected to be profitable  — generating as much as $1.2 million each of the next four years, trustees hear
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Holcomb announces $20 million in job-creation grants
About 70 percent of the job openings expected by 2025 will stem from the looming retirement of Baby Boomers, generally considered people born between 1946 and 1964
Monday, August 14, 2017
COMMENTARY: Let tired Hoosier teens sleep
Monday, August 14, 2017
Does school start too early in Indiana?
“In an ideal world — yes, high school should start later,” Jasper pediatrician says, but  “from a logistical standpoint, I don’t know if it’s feasible, really”
Monday, August 14, 2017
Job, business growth faces a catch-22 situation in Grant County
Businesses searching for a better-skilled workforce
Monday, August 14, 2017
Cass County's four school corporations spending money to keep, attract students
As district funding has changed, they have spent more in marketing dollars
Monday, August 14, 2017
Indiana Commission on Higher Education gives approval for Purdue's NewU
Sunday, August 13, 2017
IU trustees approve design of new hospital, health sciences building
The design calls for one unified building, with 620,000 square feet dedicated to the hospital and 115,000 square feet for the academic portion.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
IU trustees approve split of School of Education into two schools
One will be on Bloomington campus and other at IUPUI
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Southern Indiana Development Commission outlines its 2018 goals for five counties
One is to retain or replace jobs lost from the downturn of the mining industry
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Curtain rises on $400 million in Notre Dame Stadium renovations
Friday, August 11, 2017
This road trip across Indiana is designed to open eyes to careers
Three young Hoosier adults will meet with prospective employers around the state
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Chinese radio ads a touch of home for international students at IU Bloomington
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bus woes mark first day of classes at Monroe County Community Schools
Auxilio Services, the new corporate bus fleet employed by the district, filled only 18 of its 42 routes
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Visitors respond as Banksy artwork is unveiled at downtown Kokomo library
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
New program helps youth in justice system earn high school diplomas
Sunday, August 6, 2017
COMMENTARY: Dana WWII reporter's adopted home of Albuquerque hosts first National Ernie Pyle Day
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Another Kokomo first: Banksy artwork, owner arrive at library
The work was created on the side of a bed and breakfast in San Francisco
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Up to 100 job openings in South Bend hint at teacher shortage
State education department hired this year its first director of talent and recruitment, aimed at attracting more college graduates to the profession
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Purdue's building a new, $35 million equine hospital
"Some of the buildings we're occupying are 100 years old," said Willie Reed, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Automation changing jobs nationwide and in Southern Indiana
Jobs as we know it are 'done with'
Saturday, August 5, 2017
IUS, Purdue Polytechnic announce collaborative certification program
Entrepreneurial certificate offers blend of courses at both campuses
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Muncie bus woes raise questions for Monroe County Community Schools
Local schools will do ‘dry runs’ to make sure no problems arise with new transportation contractor
Friday, August 4, 2017
ISU considers partner for distance education
Bradley: Pearson Embanet would have limited role in pilot effort
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Elkhart Education Foundation plans 'learning gardens' for elementary schools
Will include a space for children to play musical instruments, gathering areas, building areas, gardens, as well as several other features
Thursday, August 3, 2017
New certificate encourages Miami County students to develop job skills
High school seniors who complete program guaranteed job interviews at 10 companies
Thursday, August 3, 2017
South Bend medical community, law enforcement partner against opioid epidemic
Last year in Indiana there were 109 opioid prescriptions written for every 100 patients, area surgeon says
Thursday, August 3, 2017
New Indiana law: Teachers must directly report abuse suspicions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
West Clark Community Schools finalizes fall ballot with $95 million referendum
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Hoosier high school education rates might sink with federal changes
Indiana school chief seeks U.S. lawmakers’ help with change in law
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Calumet College's new president looks to grow enrollment, build dorms
Monday, July 31, 2017
OPINION: Wages, earnings in the 21st Century go to college graduates
For college graduates, high school graduates and non-high school graduates, there are  hourly wage differences of $31, $17 and $12 respectively
Monday, July 31, 2017
Massive facility for up to 500 children planned in Lapel
Giving Hope Center would assist families of kids with special needs
Monday, July 31, 2017
Is Lafayette's addiction crisis too big to fix?
In 2014, Tippecanoe and surrounding counties were designated mental health professional shortage areas
Monday, July 31, 2017
IUPUI researchers' device could change future of testing for illicit drugs
Spice and K2 do not show up in regular urine drug screenings, and people continue to overdose on them
Monday, July 31, 2017
Notre Dame to partner with South Bend schools to offer gospel choirs
Sacred Music program gets $1.6 million Lilly Endowment grant
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Mishawaka schools the latest to cash in on yearly $300,000 naming-rights deal
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Southern Indiana, state economy looking good mid-year 0f 2017
Workforce: “It is the achilles heel to all of the opportunity we have here,” 1si vice president says
Saturday, July 29, 2017
EDITORIAL: School boards must value transparency
Friday, July 28, 2017
Wabash Valley still lagging slightly in job numbers
Area has a tremendous demand for skilled workers — such as machinists, welders and electricians, says EDC head
Thursday, July 27, 2017
LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo to resign after being appointed to new state job
Duties will include collaborating with companies, industries, trade groups, universities and public entities to identify employment needs and training opportunities for Indiana workers to secure high-demand, high-wage positions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Muncie Community Schools hires 40 teachers week before 2017-18 year starts
According to Muncie Teachers Association President Pat Kennedy, 140 of the 408 teachers at MCS quit or retired in 2016-17
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bloomington spring commencement costs nearly topped $1 million for IU
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Indianapolis to offer $1,000 each to displaced Carrier workers, future employers
Money can be used to reimburse expenses related to transportation, childcare, utility bills, tools, and new work equipment
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Two Huntington elementary schools closing due to declining enrollment
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Purdue and WestGate 'forge a new path'
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Keeping students from changing districts a summer task for South Bend area schools
Frequent moves can hurt a student's academic performance, and a loss of students also has a financial impact on school systems
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A Different Course: Scholarship program supports non-traditional students
Hancock County Community Foundation hopes to provide them with funding whenever they need it
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
COMMENTARY: Journalism without trust
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Delaware County's Bell Aquaculture sold for $14 million
Monday, July 24, 2017
Marine biology trip creates fun learning opportunity, memories for Elkhart students
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Officials hope new 15-year comprehensive plan will take Kokomo in right direction
To "create a genuine, urbanized, and unique identity for Downtown Kokomo that attracts visitors and residents with walkability, density, and diversity”
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Hoosier women in STEM pushing forward
They say Indiana, women should encourage exploration of tech fields
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Syracuse native develops honey bee drone
She designed the drone to mimic a bee transferring pollen from one plant to another
Sunday, July 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Garnish needed to entice new residents for Northwest Indiana
Saturday, July 22, 2017
BSU OKs plan for $140 million dorm/dining project, replacing Lafollette Complex
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Two programs in 11 counties each getting up to $150,000
"Workforce is clearly the Achilles heel for this region — the Ready Schools Initiative is a concerted effort, informed by industry and education, to begin addressing this issue," ROI CEO says
Saturday, July 22, 2017






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