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Rise & Shine: Pence's education proposals come with costs

Gov. Mike Pence gave a major education policy speech Wednesday in Corydon:

  • Pence’s challenge: Paying for his education proposals. (Chalkbeat)
  • Pence’s education proposals build on Daniels’ work. (AP)
  • Innovation is at the forefront of Pence’s education plan (Trib Star)
  • Charter schools and job training are focuses of Pence’s agenda. (NWI)
  • Pence places emphasis on charter schools. (The Statehouse File)
  • Early childhood vouchers would come in 2015 under Pence’s plan. (Indy Star)
  • Line drawn between universal and targeted preschool by Pence. (StateImpact)
  • A shorter school turnaround timeline for failing schools is also on Pence’s education agenda. (WIBC)

In other Indiana education news:

  • Indiana ranks eighth nationally for charter schools. (Chalkbeat)
  • UIndy launches MBA program for educators. (IBJ)
  • Evansville parents and community ask the state board not to intervene with a failing school. (StateImpact)
  • Sheriff says school officers have been a win-win. (Trib Star)
  • IPS board approves new John Marshall HS principal. (WISH-TV)
  • Two veteran teachers tell Amos Brown about the challenges they face. (WTLC)
  • Airing grievances about the value of education. (Masson Blog)
  • Fort Wayne sets superintendent evaluation and pay policies. (News Sentinel)
  • East Allen parents are riled by an elementary school survey. (Journal Gazette)
  • Program aims to teach kids computer programming. (WISH-TV)
  • Richmond schools may go to a balanced calendar. (Palladium-Item)

And in education news from elsewhere:

  • Colorado first grader who kissed a girl on the hand was suspended two days and labeled a “sexual harasser.” (CNN)
  • Denver schools add health goals to their school improvement plans. (EdNews Coloardo)
  • Memphis schools argue the age and disrepair of thousands of missing items means the dollars lost is lower than projected. (Chalkbeat Tennessee)
  • NYC student media campaign aims to calm test anxiety. (Gotham Schools)
  • A top NYC high school bans tests and homework on certain days so kids can catch up on sleep. (NY Daily News)

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