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Holcomb: Too many Hoosiers unprepared for jobs of the future
Also declared his support for a proposed balanced budget amendment to the Indiana constitution
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: State schools chief should be chosen by the people
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Numerous 2017 bills introduced that could impact local schools
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Gary seeks developer for University Park East area
Monday, January 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Kokomo won't wait for state to act on pre-K
Monday, January 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Give us your best, Gov. Holcomb
Monday, January 16, 2017
Hoosiers encouraged to reduce their carbon footprints
Simple lifestyle changes can help the environment
Monday, January 16, 2017
Evansville area arts organizations focus on community needs
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Stopping suicides in Evansville and Vanderburgh and Warrick counties
As the numbers increase, preventing a crisis and helping a loved one starts with a conversation
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Schools Without Walls growing in Elkhart, helping to keep students in class
The program is online-based and requires students to complete at least five credits a semester
Thursday, January 12, 2017
School City of Mishawaka to hire two marketing employees for new communications plan
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Holcomb budget maintains surplus, funds South Shore project
Declare his support for a 20-year road funding plan sought by many in the General Assembly
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
New state school superintendent will preside over State Board of Education
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
No East Central Indiana school districts earn 'A' rating in latest scoring
Only 8 percent in state get highest scores compared to nearly 50 percent previous year
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Lawmaker proposes $5 million to help East Chicago schools deal with loss of students
The district will end up losing state tuition funding for 275 students because of lead crisis
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Indiana lawmakers want to protect student journalists
Could limit how much principals and superintendents could censor student newspapers and publications
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Holcomb's initial ideas would move the state in right direction
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Some Democrat lawmakers question governor's push to appoint schools chief
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun relects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Dubois County and South Bend included in Launch Indiana entrepreneurship program
Its mission is to increase the number of innovation-driven enterprises through membership and education
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Anderson Schools unveils facilities plan that could cost up to $60 million
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
2017 calls for more skilled labor, collaboration, DeKalb, Steuben County EDCs say
Monday, January 9, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana schools chief should be elected, not appointed
Monday, January 9, 2017
COMMENTARY: Senate Bill 29 is a move to ensure bicentennial legacy
Monday, January 9, 2017
Mayor's goal: Grow Anderson's population primarily through job growth
BSU economist suggests putting school improvements first to attract new residents
Monday, January 9, 2017
OPINION: Indiana's tax base dwindles
It is astonishing that despite a growing economy, the state has a tax system that cannot meet its future needs due to entirely predictable problems
Monday, January 9, 2017
Indiana Senate Bill 85 seeks TIF refund for schools
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Wabash Valley legislators not all sold on gas tax increase
Funding for roads will be big part of session's agenda
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Proposed Indiana bill aims to prevent meningitis on Hoosier campuses
While rare, meningococcal outbreaks usually occur in community settings and spread via saliva by kissing or coughing
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Proposal for Ivy Tech to join Downtown Evansville medical campus off the table, for now
Not included in school's list of priorities for state funding
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Community Foundation of Wabash County offers aid for local public school study
To help districts 'evaluate the current and future elements that shape the educational system in a changing economic world'
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Rep. Eric Bassler, R-Washington, to propose superintendent be appointed
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Preschool advocates urge 'aggressive' action from lukewarm lawmakers
Want $50 million spent annually on pre-K, which Bosma calls a “difficult lift” this session
Friday, January 6, 2017
COMMENTARY: A hike in the Indiana gasoline tax? Whom does the GOP represent?
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Indiana schools could get incentive to share non-classroom expenses
"It's going to be tighter than the last two record increases that we gave to local public schools," Bosma warns
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Holcomb calls to use $500 million fund from Toll Road lease to fund entrepreneurship
Would also invest $20 million in the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, $4 million per year on the Regional Cities Initiative program
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Greenfield, Hancock County leaders discuss state and future of the community
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Indiana University's Kinsey Institute expected to reopen to public in spring 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Student garden puts nutrition on the table at middle school in Huntingburg
“Our kids have a lot of access to physical fitness and sports activities and programs, but we don’t focus very much on nutrition”
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Southern Indiana lawmakers to file toll-related bills in 2017 session
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Four bills local schools should watch in 2017 legislative session
One proposes prohibiting schools from starting the year before the fourth Monday in August
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Holcomb says he will focus on jobs, business growth as Indiana's 51st governor
He also states Indiana must "kill the drug epidemic that our state is grappling with"
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Indiana lawmakers ready to tackle education issues as General Assembly meets
This year's session will be the seventh in a row where the Indiana GOP has complete control of the Statehouse with large majorities in the House and Senate
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
COMMENTARY: Important role of educators in an era of ' fake' news
We must teach digital citizenship to next generation
Monday, January 2, 2017
Public schools still receive 93 percent of Indiana education funding, says report
Children from low- and mid-income families also can choose to attend a private school on the state's dime through Indiana's largest-in-the-nation voucher program
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Indiana's leaders have full agenda: Biennial budget is top priority
Sunday, January 1, 2017
New IU tool to help people understand fake news
A platform to help users understand how fake news travels, giving media consumers a visual tool to conduct their own research
Thursday, December 29, 2016
EDITORIAL: Teacher bonuses shouldn't favor those in affluent areas
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Some IU employees seek to retain domestic-partner benefits
University alters health plans after same-sex marriage OK'd
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
What is an entrepreneur? The word's on local officials lips, but who are they?
CEO Program in Knox County hopes to find out and help them become successful
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Daviess County Economic Corp. stops proposed project to develop conference center
Questions county's commitment to fund tourism and job training facility
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
ISU plans to offer engineering degree
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Lack of state open container law surprises Valparaiso school officials
There's no law that prohibits adults drinking alcohol on school property, excise police say
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Building bots: Robotics programs flourishing at Cass County elementaries
Students learning teamwork, problem-solving, as well as science, technology, engineering and math skills
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Indiana school superintendents try to stay optimistic for 2017
ISTEP remains a top concern for officials, parents going into next year
Monday, December 26, 2016
Gary to close three schools; superintendent gets new contract
Monday, December 26, 2016
Indiana State Superintendent-elect talks funding, testing
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Growth for state-funded pre-K likely limited
Accountability, school choice bills expected at Statehouse
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Students, hospital partner in effort to make school greener
They found Mt. Vernon High School uses roughly 290,000 plastic water bottles a year
Friday, December 23, 2016
Some school superintendents tout ISTEP alternative
"It is a reliable, efficient, timely and actually effective tool, none of which describes the ISTEP+ assessment"
Friday, December 23, 2016
Local lawmakers seek more money for small-town Indiana schools
Some legislators say more consolidation in rural areas isn't practical, if it means students spend long hours on school buses
Friday, December 23, 2016
EDITORIAL: School pay formula a mess that needs fixing
Rich get richer in Indiana’s current scheme
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Evansville woman leads effort to pay off local area school lunch debts
Debts total more than $50,000 in Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Some St. Joseph County commercial land wrongly assessed, undertaxed, study finds
Hundreds of thousands in tax revenue at stake
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Miami Correctional Facility inmates graduate from job-training program
Prison runs one of the largest apprenticeship programs in the nation
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
New student housing with 162 units planned near Union Hospital in Terre Haute
Construction to start in spring, finish in summer of 2018
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Valparaiso, VU to offer bike sharing program
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Accreditor OKs 5-year extension for dual credit teachers
Instructors have until Sept. 2022 to obtain master's degree, 18 credit hours in subject area
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Payouts for 'effective' teachers vary widely across Indiana
State allotted $40 million total for the grant this year — $10 million more than last year ­-- divided mong 283 qualifying corporations
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
EDITORIAL: A top 10 list for legislators
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Indianapolis entrepreneur Don Brown donates $30 million to IU School of Medicine
To help find ways to use the body’s own immune system to fight cancer and other ravaging diseases
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
IUPUI awarded $1.5 million to help manufacturers find energy savings
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
BSU holds room/board rate increase to 1%
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Gary schools social media presence fades as $400,000 contract ends
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Purdue student newspaper, The Exponent, cuts print edition to 2 days a week
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Goshen schools to continue $150,000 marketing campaign as 'cost of doing business'
Monday, December 19, 2016






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