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Purdue extends tuition freeze 8th year, will give $500 bonus to staff
President Mitch Daniels says tuition freeze will go through 2020-21; bonus will go to staff making $75K or less
Monday, February 18, 2019
IU fieldhouse flooring of 1928-1960 rediscovered in Martinsville
Monday, February 18, 2019
Mitchell, Orleans and Shoals community school systems move ahead on collaborative effort
“This is a way for a group of small schools to accomplish big things,” says Mitchell assistant superintendent
Monday, February 18, 2019
Indianapolis Archdiocese suspends priest after 'report of sexual abuse involving a minor'
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Purdue accused of retaliation for sexual assault claims, women argue it's campus 'policy'
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Southern Indiana parents, educators debate civics test requirement bill
It passed the Indiana Senate on third reading Jan. 14 on a 31-17 vote and now awaits a House vote
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Vincennes University, GM Bedford Casting team up for apprenticeship training
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Charter schools bill reading in Indiana House prompts LGBTQ debate
"It's not our place in the General Assembly to tell churches and church-related schools, faith institutions, what their internal policies are," Speaker Brian Bosma says
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Deceased former Evansville priest accused of sexual abuse in Indiana Senate testimony
Raymond Kuper oversaw all city diocese schools in the 1970s
Friday, February 15, 2019
EDITORIAL: 'Dangerous health threat'
Friday, February 15, 2019
'F'-rated Muncie schools get federal aid
Thursday, February 14, 2019
CATALYSTS OF CHANGE: Shootings spur local schools to improve security
School officials say the tragic incidents have also emphasized the importance of the "see something, say something" mentality
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Voters could be asked to pay higher taxes for Indiana school safety improvements
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Teachers not appointed to governor's teacher compensation commission
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Earlham College's new president will be first woman to lead the school
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Seymour Main Street looking to recruit and retain downtown businesses
Ball State students to provide assistance and supporting activities for implementing trends and best practices for attracting businesses
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Rush to Work job training center officially opens
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Holcomb talks of need for teacher raises; names compensation commission
“The linchpin to a great workforce is a great education from great teachers,” he says
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Notre Dame earns $33.7 million grant to fights disease from mosquitoes
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
DLGF orders cut to South Knox schools operating fund because of lower farm values
Money to be made up out of emergency funds
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Purdue research team develops process to convert plastic into fuel
Claims it can convert more than 90 percent of polyolefin waste into many different products, including pure polymers, naphtha, fuels or monomer
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
La Porte foundation begins Partners in Prevention initiative with $2.8 million
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Indiana House Bill 1596 makes a sudden detour, redirected to another committee
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Indiana House Bill 1641 Bill loses provision sharing referendum tax funds
Amendment takes possibility off table for additional research
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Anderson starts internship program 160-hour course for skilled labor on April 1
City giving $120,000 for program
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
State economic development leader hopes for growth regionally with mini grants
Sunday, February 10, 2019
'We need action': Indiana schools chief lists legislative priorities
The superintendent warned against complacency and encouraged educators to organize, send emails to legislators and contact the General Assembly
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Fight over public notice advertising in Indiana newspapers could grow wider
Bill sponsor's past remarks suggest she may have a broader ambition to eliminate requirements for newspaper publication of any kind of public notice.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
North Lawrence Community Schools spending $325,000 to buy out superintendent's contract
Saturday, February 9, 2019
IU Southeast report shows need for affordable, high-quality early education
Study says the five-county region had fewer than 26 licensed child care slots per 100 children under age 5 in 2017, so about half of those children in the area are in mostly unregulated care
Friday, February 8, 2019
Study shows change in cervical cancer rates in Indiana; African-Americans still die at higher rate
“It provides us with a fundamental understanding of what does health knowledge and belief look like in the state of Indiana," says IU School of Medicine researcher
Friday, February 8, 2019
COMMENTARY: Stink bugs will keep Hoosiers company for winters to come
Brown marmorateds latest in line of invasive species bugging Indiana
Friday, February 8, 2019
Indiana House Bill 1596 advances out of committee after heated testimony
Measure's author claims it's impact of use of TIF funds is "...about workforce alignment and accountability.”
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Purdue strikes deal between Online Writing Lab, educational tools company
Deal would be worth “upwards of seven figures” to Purdue, says director of Purdue Writing Lab
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
OPINION: Another Brookings study labels Indiana 'at risk'
The plain and ugly fact is that over this long economic recovery, Indiana’s work force actually down-skilled for the first time in our more than 200 history.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Plastic straw ban? Not quite, as West Lafayette pushes restaurants to cut back
City measure calls on restaurants to cut back on use of plastic straws and other utensils
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Wife of Connersville doctor who gave $56.8 million to school also gave away $30 million
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Lakeland may close two schools, reduce staff because of declining enrollment
"Our energies must be focused on teaching our kids, not on maintaining what has become inefficient,” board statement reads
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
'No magic bullet' in spurring Dubois County economic growth, EDC president says
Monday, February 4, 2019
Final stretch for 2013 Stellar Communities projects in Bedford, officials report
The city received an initial investment of $19.8 million from the state
Monday, February 4, 2019
House bill jeopardizes Jeffersonville's Promise and similar measures in state
Education-funding program for local high school graduates attending Ivy Tech set to launch this fall
Saturday, February 2, 2019
COMMENTARY: We need more than just a civics exam
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Trustee grills IU athletic director on football, men's basketball success
“I feel good with where we are in terms of trajectory moving forward,” Fred Glass says
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Enrollment at Bloomington IU campus sees 1st drop in 5 years, down less than 1%
The numbers reflect national demographic and economic trends, school trustees told
Friday, February 1, 2019
Sellersburg residents make the case to state for divorce from West Clark Schools
Participants expressed displeasure with what they see as inadequate facilities and limited educational opportunities – especially at Silver Creek High School – due to overcrowding and outdated buildings
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Longtime Connersville doctor leaves his alma mater $56.8 million
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Ancient agriculture: Aquaponic systems teach students organic farming technique
Green Township Elementary in Martinsville has made a push to teach students about agriculture
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Biology lab dissections of live animals could change in Hoosier public schools
Virtual animal dissection in Indiana soon could be available
Monday, January 28, 2019
Purdue's Mitch Daniels bemoans campus civics illiteracy, calls for test to graduate
Wants faculty to help come up with a graduation requirement on the American system
Monday, January 28, 2019
Purdue athletic department tops $100 million in revenue for first time in 2017-18
Monday, January 28, 2019
Anderson Elementary sets aside playroom to encourage good behavior
Monday, January 28, 2019
Shortage of nurses meets shortage of educators, Indiana industry advocate says
Indiana nursing programs in 2017 had to turn away 700 qualified applicants for undergraduate studies, says director of nursing studies for state association
Monday, January 28, 2019
State senators spar over requiring citizenship test as high school graduation hurdle
Under proposal students could be denied diploma even if they earned passing grades in two semesters of U.S. history and one semester of U.S. government
Sunday, January 27, 2019
State GOP's plan: Raise spending; accept lower surplus to fund 1-time projects
The state closed the books in June 2015 with 14.1 percent or $2.1 billion on hand
Sunday, January 27, 2019
COMMENTARY: Indiana bill would put 'In God We Trust' in every classroom
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Local governments, schools prepare for 2020 fiscal cliff in St. Joseph and Lake Counties
Since they took effect roughly a decade ago, tax caps have taken a toll each year on taxing bodies across the counties
Sunday, January 27, 2019
South Bend school board head: 'Devastating' cuts possible if district can't pass referendum
In a year, the district could lose up to $10 million after an exemption to a state property tax cap expires, district officials predict
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Indiana House approves bill to change superintendent to appointed position in 2021
Friday, January 25, 2019
Indiana Chamber poll finds widespread support for hate crimes law
NAACP leader says anyone ever bullied should be on board with effort for new law
Friday, January 25, 2019
Iconic 400-acre urban park planned at the foot of the Falls of the Ohio area
RHC officials say the new park site is 30 minutes of 1.2 million residents and will connect communities in the region with “a wild, historic and neglected section of the Ohio River”
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Ivy Tech plans to establish auto tech program in Bloomington
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Tipmont REMC promises economic growth in rural Indiana through broadband internet
Purdue study says higher speeds provide benefits to  telemedicine, education, business investment, consumer savings and farm income changes
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Government shutdown forces Kokomo library to cancel event
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Crawfordsville, Montgomery County leaders looking forward to what comes in 2019
“We absolutely must meet the workforce needs of employers if our community is to succeed,” mayor says
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Three Bloomington apartment complexes to offer 1,100 IU students 2019-20 housing
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Student advice may drive Indiana school safety legislative efforts
Indiana focusing on mental health services
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Recent report claims 90 percent of American colleges restrict freedom of speech
"Private institutions are within their rights to limit speech, and that's something protected by law," says Indiana Wesyleyn dean of students
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Gary legislator's bill would give felons access to state scholarships
As of October, the total number of incarcerated felons in Indiana was 26,409, according to the Department of Correction
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
COMMENTARY: Let There Be Light: Passing on required civics tests
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
OPINION: Indiana's labor markets aren't ready for a recession
The worry that all of us should have is that a far larger share of the new jobs in Indiana involve workers with low levels of educational attainment
Monday, January 21, 2019
In Indiana, teacher pay is complex and inconsistent
Hoosier lawmakers focusing efforts on improving compensation
Monday, January 21, 2019
REALITIES OF RACE: Southern Indiana teens use racial scrutiny as motivation to succeed
A panel of minority high school students say racism has ramped up over the past two years
Monday, January 21, 2019
Hub 19 to bridge gap between education, industry in Dubois County
To create engaged and relevant learning environments, Hub 19 will support more engineering and STEM courses at local schools
Monday, January 21, 2019
Martinsville High School gives media center a new, modern facelift
“They (students) say it makes them feel more adult; they compare it to a college atmosphere,” says school's media specialist
Monday, January 21, 2019
EDITORIAL: State must reward teachers without hurting support staff
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Madison County food summit promotes local sustainability
Locally 6,500 children and 5,300 senior citizens receive federal food stamp benefits at an annual cost of $35 million, says keynote speaker
Sunday, January 20, 2019






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