Up to $60 million is for the state Department of Education to increase the number of instructional coaches who specialize in phonics-based literacy in elementary schools.
Some officials want to make it easier for students to get financial aid and other support so they can head straight from high school to college.
Indiana juniors took the SAT as part of graduation requirements for the first time in 2022.
Students of color showed mostly modest improvement on the IREAD exam, while white students’ scores remained flat from 2021 to 2022.
Adjuncts receive permits directly from a school district rather than the state Department of Education, which has raised questions about consistent teacher quality.
Advocates believe Indiana can create more thorough sex education and still emphasize abstinence as the best option for teenagers while providing them with medically accurate information about sex in order to seek family planning and health services as adults.
As enrollment in Indianapolis Public Schools’ neighborhood schools declines, some district charters kick off the 2022-23 school year with record enrollment.
The founder of Royals for Women’s Rights at Hamilton Southeastern High School says education and open discussions are crucial.
The district calculates an on-track rate in order to get a sense of students’ ability to graduate before they reach the critical final years of high school.
The new Urban College Acceleration Network aims to help schools offer more college level courses to high school students in cities.
The law strengthens previous restrictions, but so far the state does not seem to be enforcing it.
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Students from Crispus Attucks high school in Indianapolis observe medical professionals at nearby hospitals to start health care careers early.
Additional data indicates that groups like English language learners need more intense help to catch up.
More than 1,600 Indianapolis Public Schools students participate in the program.
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The during-school virtual tutoring will focus on K-2 literacy at the district’s low-performing schools emerging schools, but could expand to other grade levels.
One caveat to the gains: There was relatively low attendance, especially on the final day of the pilot.
Indiana spends $3 million a year helping Hoosiers without degrees quickly earn certificates in high-wage fields.
Amid budget and enrollment challenges, Indianapolis Public Schools officials have a five-point plan for major changes.
Providers hope the stress of maintaining safety protocols to keep the virus at bay will ease.
Indianapolis has committed COVID aid to retaining staff, academic supports, and infrastructure.
Ivy Tech, which serves about 74,000 students across the state, has made steady gains in completion rates.
Preschool enrollment in the district rose this year, but other factors will influence its long-term fate
Conservative pushback against critical race theory threatens to upend the work of Indianapolis schools to close academic gaps for students of color.
College-going rates among high schoolers continue to fall — and not just because of the pandemic, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education said.
Monarca Academy staff looks to enroll one to two classes of 6th graders by the end of the summer.
Indianapolis Public Schools offered retention bonuses in late March to 3,200 eligible staff members, but they came with an attendance requirement that staff couldn’t take more than two sick days for the remainder of the semester.
Manual is no longer just a high school. Day Early Learning has converted administrative offices and an auditorium into child care rooms to serve Indy’s south side.
More than 400 high school students graduated Tuesday from IPS’ Arsenal Tech.
The Republican-dominated Indiana state legislature voted to overturn Gov. Eric Holcomb’s veto of House Enrolled Act 1041, which bans transgender girls from girl’s youth sports.
Whether a student can play a sport, study advanced math, or sing in a choir varies widely by where they attend school, Indianapolis Public School officials said at the latest in a series of meetings that raise the possibility of closing some schools.
As Indiana limits virtual learning, some districts will adjust how they handle school on snow days and on teacher training days.
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Twin Lakes High School teacher Kim Rosenbaum started a “women in welding” class for female teachers, counselors, and administrators.
Education advocates say the proposed middle school civics standards need more specificity, especially in regards to the history of Black Americans and other people of color.
Indiana voters approved seven local property tax increases to send more money to schools, but voted down increases for school construction..
A political newcomer, Andrea Hunley defeated four other Democrats and now goes on to face Republican Evan Shearin in the November general election.
Besides leading Center for Inquiry School 2, IPS principal Andrea Hunley is running for State Senate district 46 in the May 3 primary.
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As IPS seeks relief from the $1 charter law, it could let Purdue Polytechnic North temporarily use Broad Ripple High School under an innovation school agreement.
A group of Indiana education leaders is calling for the state to act urgently to address academic disparities for Black students.
School officials hope that Indiana’s low unemployment rate and growing home values will convince voters to pass property tax increases in the May election.
For the first time, employment rates and median wages after high school will start to factor into how Indiana gauges school performance. But the data isn’t complete.
Dubbed enrichment scholarships, Indiana’s voucher-like program will provide each student who qualifies through their score on state tests a $500 grant toward tutoring.
IPS wants to bolster hiring and retention as schools enter their third year of grappling with COVID.