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Series of Jasper programs to focus on change in Dubois County community
“Conversations about change in our rural communities are vital to the future of Indiana,” says Indiana Humanities CEO
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Female inmates at DOC's Madison Correctional Facility prep for manufacturing jobs
Forty-four of the unit’s 620 women, who range in age from 18-75, completed the training during this session
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Governor set next year to have control of Indiana education
The switch to an appointed state schools chief originally was approved by the 2017 General Assembly, with a planned start date of 2025
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Speaking on Trump, New York Times' Haberman says her personal feelings aren't relevant
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Indiana State University eyes scholarship funding, priorities for 2018-19
At moment, running about $3.5 million over base budget
Monday, March 18, 2019
Hanover, River Forest schools asking voters to fund capital projects, avoid transportation cuts
Monday, March 18, 2019
OPINION: Beware any panacea for economic growth
Quite simply, it is the education, skills and health of a population (that) determines regional prosperity and economic growth
Monday, March 18, 2019
Governor Holcomb hopes to fund teacher pay hike
Goal is 4 percent over the next two years
Monday, March 18, 2019
Duneland schools looks to continue its $41 million 2012 referendum in vote this spring
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Indiana mental health plan for students draws conservative ire
Senate Bill 266 gives schools, parents a choice to opt out of survey
Sunday, March 17, 2019
'998 miles of awesomeness': Mitchell teacher uses Iditarod to challenge students
The Lawrence County Community Foundation funded fifth grade teacher's idea with its $6,000 Great Grant initiative
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Member: Anderson schools board makes decision in executive session
Hoosier State Press Association attorney raises legal concerns about bypassing Indiana Open Door Law
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Anderson schools seeking 15 percent of TIF revenues
Mayor: They must specify a program for funding
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Local students participate in nationwide 'Youth Climate Strike' at Indiana Statehouse
"I’m living the rest of my life on this earth, and I just feel that a lot of decisions are being made by a lot of people a lot older than me," says one 16-year-old
Saturday, March 16, 2019
GOOGLE SPREADS SOME GOODWILL: Program lends tech experts to local training center
Volunteers spending a month at 10 Goodwill locations across the country with the purpose of improving the efficiency and ultimately the job-training capabilities of the organization
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Art in the sky: Maconaquah Elementary students create massive aerial installation
“It was a unique opportunity to learn and do something in a big way, and get a different perspective on the world at the same time," principal says

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Purdue researcher's border wall proposal focuses on renewable energy, not immigration policy
Facebook users accused the scientists and engineers of overstepping their bounds by getting involved in immigration policy
Saturday, March 16, 2019
School voucher growth in Northwest Indiana continues to slow, report says
In Lake and Porter counties, around 3,380 students use state vouchers to attend private schools, compared to just under 3,200 two years ago
Friday, March 15, 2019
The Final Say: Martinsville Mayor Shannon Kohl gives last State of the City speech
Friday, March 15, 2019
Taylor University increases tuition about $1,500 a year
Friday, March 15, 2019
Jasper conference empowers girls to face fears, succeed
“The enemy of success is not failure,” said keynote speaker Michelle Poler, “The enemy of success is comfort”
Friday, March 15, 2019
United Way of Huntington County 2018 campaign exceeds goal, hits $800.000
Friday, March 15, 2019
Former Trib-Star columnist among 5 to be inducted Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
State of the City: 'We've got growth everywhere,' Vincennes Mayor Yochum says
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
INseparable project explores Indiana's urban-rural dynamic
Designed to help people in small towns understand economic and social changes
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Complaints about group prompt Richland-Bean Blossom schools to cancel safety programs
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
2013 Stellar Community brought more than $27 million of investment to downtown Bedford
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
School safety & security: Indiana bill aims to reassure students, teachers, parents
“No greater priority exists than keeping schools safe from harm,” says 134-page Indiana School Safety Reommendations report

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Indiana University research questions effectiveness of bias crimes laws
“Our team’s findings suggest that fully addressing bias-related crimes in an equitable way is complicated," director says
Monday, March 11, 2019
Lawmakers speeding switch to appointed state schools chief despite lingering questions
If passed, bill giving the governor control of the Indiana Department of Education starting in 2021, instead of 2025 under existing law
Monday, March 11, 2019
OPINION: Lessons learned from an economics conference
Education can improve productivity in any profession
Monday, March 11, 2019
Seymour High School students experience new ag science facility for the first time
$2 million building is surrounded by school-owned farm ground, and students will be able to work out in the fields, planting and harvesting corn, soybeans and other produce
Monday, March 11, 2019
'Vertical assets' sought for expansion of internet availability in Jay County
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Indiana teachers rally at Statehouse for pay boosts
Hoosier educators earn the least compared to neighboring states
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Honoring angles: IU art museum renovation uses building's design to inform changes
Project sought to honor the architect I.M. Pei's original intent, says director David Brenneman

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Purdue cyber security team devises all-in-one toolkit to combat cyber crimes
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Purdue tries to distance itself from OxyContin maker: We're not Purdue Pharma
Doing what it can to not have its named dragged into the opioid crisis lawsuit woes of drug-maker
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Latino Collaboration Table continues work to unite community into Dubois County
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Indiana's first Secretary for Career Connections and Talent focused on lifelong learning
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Kosciusko County planners approve solar permit moratorium extension
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Indiana's education chief: Arming teachers a 'bad, bad, bad idea'
Superintendent Jennifer McCormick said school safety is much broader than the alarming but infrequent school shooting
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Marion City Council OKs TIF expansion
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
South Bend native gives Notre Dame $20 million gift for new campus residence hall
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Wabash Community Schools tables coach vote due to criminal concerns
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
IU project to increase understanding of underground water systems
This information can lead to better infrastructure plans that protect natural resources and prevent community health problems
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Orientation set for Anderson's first jobs program
Project to help applicants to upgrade their workforce skills
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Full agenda awaits Hoosier lawmakers as second half of session starts today at Statehouse
House will begin considering Senate-approved legislation, and the Senate will evaluate proposed new laws endorsed by the House
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
IU names School of Public adnd Environmental Affairs for alumnus Paul O'Neill
Former secretary of the U.S. Treasury and Indiana University alumnus makes $30 million gift
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
New Michigan City commission would focus on clean energy, green space, recycling
Councilman says studies show that when families are looking to relocate to new cities, they look at available jobs, schools and green spaces
Monday, March 4, 2019
Strategic defeats may help NWI Region legislative priorities succeed at Statehouse
Look at $3 million to pay of East Chicago school loan caused by student decline because of lead contamination
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Will Purdue faculty give Daniels the civics literacy test he says campus needs?
He wants it as a graduation requirement
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Community leaders say college savings initiative shows promise
Initiative is helping families set more money aside for education
Sunday, March 3, 2019
At halfway mark in 2019 Indiana General Assembly: 400 bills alive
Hate crimes, teacher pay, gambling proposals advance
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Hoosier schools learn to market selves; Attracting students now more involved
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Indiana University preparing for enrollment cliff in Bloomington
Demographic changes will mean fewer students, less tuition revenue for campus
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Frontier schools OK property tax referendum for May 2019 ballot
Saturday, March 2, 2019
'Achieve Your Degree:' Ivy Tech program helps workers, business, Hoosier workforce
Program — offered statewide — enables companies that offer tuition benefits to assist their employees in pursuing their education with minimal up-front cost to the student
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Greene Township students move closer to leaving South Bend, joining John Glenn district
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Wabash County and its smaller towns are focused on improving communities, officials say
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Michigan City Public Art Committee reflects on successful 2018 activities
Inviting 'conversation and wonderment'
Friday, March 1, 2019
Preventing suicides: Survivor shares experience, advice to hundreds at program
“If a child expresses mental health concerns, we as parents, we as friends, we as community members should know the next steps,” says survivor of her 14-year-old son's suicide
Friday, March 1, 2019
Educating the Whole Child Summit puts spotlight on students' social, emotional needs
About one in five Indiana students seriously considered suicide in 2015 — the third highest rate in the nation, according CDC
Friday, March 1, 2019
DePauw University cutting 73 jobs as part of restructuring effort
No faculty or academic programs were being eliminated, say school officials
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Daleville recommends closing down its two virtual schools for not meeting standards
"Once it became clear that there was a pattern of noncompliance by both schools, we were compelled to act swiftly and decisively," says superintendent
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Purdue blocking Netflix, Hulu, gaming sites in all classrooms after spring break
Tests with filters in Purdue’s biggest lecture halls lead to a campuswide block of popular streaming services
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Bill targeting Jeffersonville's Promise passes Indiana House
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Dual credits: More than half of Madison County students earn advance college credit
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Thousands of local minority students often unrepresented at the teacher's desk
“There just aren’t that many people going into education right now altogether, and then the minority representation in education is” even lower, says Jeffersonville High School principal

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
2-year, $35 billion state spending plan advanced by House GOP to Senate
Allocates 50 percent of state revenue to kindergarten-through-12th-grade education, with an additional 12 percent for state colleges and universities
Monday, February 25, 2019
Educators support including special education students in some regular classrooms
In the past, students with special needs typically were placed in self-contained classroom
Monday, February 25, 2019
OPINION: The self-righteous can be so wrong
Eye on the pie
Monday, February 25, 2019
OPINION: Poor education policy has weakened Indiana's economy
Recovery of Great Recession leaving state behind
Monday, February 25, 2019
Experts: Kokomo highly susceptible to automation, but not time to panic
With routine jobs at risk, workers urged to get training, education
Monday, February 25, 2019
COMMENTARY: Lessons of Terre Haute's past, present
Documentary on city's history builds toward future;will reach statewide audience next month
Monday, February 25, 2019
EVSC policy to give parents more say in their kids' sex education
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Indiana State University projects drop in 2019-20 enrollment
Depending on state funding, some cuts might be necessary
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Indiana State University housing, dining rates to increase 2 percent in 2019-20
Sunday, February 24, 2019
ISTA chief says she's urging patience, hoping to avoid a walkout next month
March 9 teacher rally at Statehouse is first step "to test the waters to see what kind of support is out there for public schools," Teresa Meredith says
Sunday, February 24, 2019
DCS reports: 1,741 Wayne County children abused or neglected during past 6 years
25.2 percent of Wayne County's children live in poverty and 21.5 percent face food insecurity, according to Kids Count
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Build the infrastructure and they will come, says New Castle Mayor
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Legislation on equal pay, opportunity for women stymied at Indiana Statehouse
Proposed bills fail to get hearings from House committees headed by male representatives
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Tiny houses touted as affordable, green choice in South Bend, southern Michigan
They are 500 square feet that sit on permanent foundations and are built to conventional housing codes
Sunday, February 24, 2019
MBA schools face changing landscape and some are closing as applications shrink
There are no plans to end the full-time program at IU; Kelly School of Business is safely among the top ranked 50 business schools in the U.S.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
South Adams Middle School STEM Club hopes to make driving safer
And, advance in national competition with GPS tracking project
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Indiana Tech education majors to get University of Saint Francis bailout
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Martinsville cuts two school administrator posts to help offset declining enrollment
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Indiana religious education bill amended, still faces uncertainty
Friday, February 22, 2019
Trine University building in Logansport for sale as school shifts to online
Friday, February 22, 2019
Greenfield hopes $90,000 investment in re-branding will attract younger residents
City leaders want commuters and young adults to become aware of the city’s amenities
Friday, February 22, 2019
Bloomington mayor's State of the City addresses power dynamics
Also detailed a slew of legislative roadblocks the city has faced in its efforts to raise the minimum wage and create affordable housing
Friday, February 22, 2019
Kankakee Valley School Corp plans solar farm
Thursday, February 21, 2019
WBSJ station will not return: Transmitter failure brings end to 20-plus years on air
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Proposed bill limits 'frivolous' claims against schools
Attorneys say this will discourage parents of special education children of filing lawsuits
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Indiana Senate's elections committee rejects student ID voting plan
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
House Republicans' proposed budget hits governor's goals
Does not anticipate that a cigarette tax will be passed by the Legislature
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Indiana universities would report hazing online under House bill
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Hefty fines, prison time may await motorists who pass stopped school buses
Bill passing Indiana Senate 49-0 also authorizes schools to deploy cameras on the sides of school buses to record drivers illegally passing them
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Hefty fines, prison time may await motorists who pass stopped school buses
Bill passing Indiana Senate 49-0 also authorizes schools to deploy cameras on the sides of school buses to record drivers illegally passing them
Tuesday, February 19, 2019






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