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Indiana’s proposed budget boosts education spending. But does it go far enough on teacher salaries?
Indiana lawmakers unveiled a revised budget Tuesday afternoon that would pump $539 million more into K-12 schools.
January 24, 2017
The biggest donation in the IPS school board race came from an unexpected source
Final fundraising reports are in.
January 6, 2017
Funding for Indiana schools, preschool and teachers have seen major changes. Lawmakers are now taking a second look.
House Republicans are proposing fundamental changes in how money is distributed to Indiana school districts.
April 14, 2016
Indiana voucher growth slows significantly
This year, 32,686 kids got vouchers to pay for tuition at private schools.
February 10, 2016
Unions: Teacher mentoring bill leaves too many out
The bill also wouldn't let unions negotiate extra pay that comes with the new programs.
February 9, 2016
Ritz: Indiana shouldn't expand its voucher program
About 33,000 students in the state currently receive them.
January 28, 2016
Union backers say bill could wreck Indiana's teacher pay system
The bill would let superintendents give more pay to current teachers as well as job applicants.
January 25, 2016
Bill to loosen union control of teacher pay moves ahead
Democrats on the House Education Committee and ISTA officials opposed the bill.
January 21, 2016
Teacher scholarship bill passes committee but could leave current students out
As it's written, the scholarships would not be available to students who graduated high school before June 2016.
January 14, 2016
Bill doesn’t shield all schools equally from A-F grade consequences
Schools earning their sixth F in 2015 could face serious state penalties, including state takeover.
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 9, 2015
Teachers union joins the push to roll back 2011 education reforms
The Indiana State Teachers Association wants lawmakers to relax bargaining rules, reduce testing and put a 2-year hold on accountability sanctions.
October 13, 2015
Advocates, unions react to big drop expected for ISTEP scores
The state board of education is expected to vote on recommended ISTEP passing scores at its meeting tomorrow.
August 31, 2015
Teacher pay is a big issue beyond IPS, education leaders say
Two panels of educators that met last week hosted by The Mind Trust and the West Side Chamber of Commerce discussed teacher pay last week.
August 28, 2015
Why people think there’s a teacher shortage in Indiana and why they’re probably wrong
In Indiana, as in many other places, the problem isn’t the number of certified teachers but a mismatch between them and available jobs.
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