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February 20, 2018
Rise & Shine: Tracking the players behind Muncie schools’ money woes
8 things you need to know about Indiana education AN INTRODUCTION: We promised you’d get to meet Chalkbeat’s new Indiana bureau chief, Stephanie…
January 13, 2016
24 education bills to watch as Indiana begins its 2016 legislative session
More than 70 bills were assigned to the House and Senate education committees this year.
December 7, 2015
Ritz's teacher panel calls for regular raises and pay for advanced degrees
Recommendations urge changes to law to promote teacher recruiting and retention.
November 16, 2015
Lawmakers look to cut teachers a break, but not schools
Republicans plan to move quickly in January on a bill to relax ISTEP sanctions for teachers but want to keep A-F grades for schools.
July 16, 2015
The basics of English language learning: Schools struggle to adapt
Indianapolis is at the center of the state's demographic shift, seeing more than 200 percent growth in English learners since 2001.
January 8, 2015
Divide between wealthy and poor schools at core of funding debate
At 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Central Library, Chalkbeat, along with the library and WFYI, will sponsor a public conversation about the possible funding changes featuring Bosma, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Tim Brown, Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis Ferebee and Chris Himsel, superintendent of Northwest Allen County Schools in suburban Fort Wayne.
December 11, 2013
Kenley: Costs may scuttle most of Pence's 2014 education agenda
Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Luke Kenley Luke Kenley, the powerful chairman of the Indiana Senate's appropriations committee, said Wednesday he doubts potentially costly proposals from Gov. Mike Pence to offer preschool tuition vouchers to low income families, boost charter schools or aid teacher innovation can be enacted before 2015. "I don't see us doing anything in 2014 on these issues," Kenley, R-Indianapolis, said in an interview. "If you want to have a fair sense of fiscal discipline and evaluate any program, it has to be done in the context of the rest of the budget."
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