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Happy birthday to us! Chalkbeat Indiana begins second year

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A year ago today, Chalkbeat Indiana launched to bring the Hoosier state its first nonprofit news website focused entirely on education, and it’s our plan to be here for a long time.

To our many dedicated, daily readers, we’d like to celebrate by simply saying thank you. To those who perhaps came by to check out the education site with the funny name after hearing about us from a friend, welcome! As you probably already know, Chalkbeat is a growing national network of education news sites — for now, in Indiana, New York, Tennessee and Colorado — whose mission is to report on educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most.

In the last year, Chalkbeat Indiana:

In the next year — and beyond — we plan to continue hosting live events to inform our readers and bring them together, find new ways to learn from and respond to our readers, and of course keep churning out great coverage of the policy changes that are quickly transforming education in Indiana.

Thanks for reading, send us story ideas and suggestions or leave a comment with your feedback, and keep coming back for the most extensive coverage of education issues in Indiana!

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