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June 9, 2016
Rise & Shine: FBI raids Vigo School offices in Terre Haute
March 16, 2016
Indiana puts the brakes on its plan to revamp high school diplomas
After a long debate, board members said they didn't have enough information to make a choice.
March 9, 2016
Teacher pay, scholarships bills rise from the dead
House Bill 1002 and language similar to that in both session's teacher pay bills found new life today.
March 3, 2016
Teacher pay changes that riled educators and unions bite the dust
Lawmakers suddenly backed off a plan to give superintendents more flexibility to decide teacher pay.
February 25, 2016
Aspiring teacher scholarship bill gutted in Senate panel after concerns over costs
The bill's author, House Speaker Brian Bosma, said he wants to bring the program back in later discussions.
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.
January 27, 2016
Plans to solve Indiana's dual credit problem still coming into focus
State policymakers will need to consider cost, possible 2022 deadline when addressing solutions to getting teachers extra education
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 5, 2016
Bills aimed at teacher hiring take a back seat to ISTEP, for now
Several lawmakers are working on bills to offer incentives for college graduates to become teachers and other support.
December 18, 2015
International education leader: Let U.S. teachers collaborate, learn from one another
Montserrat Gomendio of OECD spoke to educaiton journalists in Washington, D.C., last week.
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.
December 7, 2015
A shortage everyone can agree on: Indianapolis schools don't have enough black teachers
Almost 94 percent of the state’s public school teachers were white in 2014 even while a quarter of their students were not.
December 3, 2015
An app to track behavior is one tool schools are using to promote fairer discipline
Two Teach Plus groups work to find strategies to reduce high discipline rates for black and Hispanic students.
November 20, 2015
Expert: A lot of school efforts to involve parents are bogus
The Black and Latino Policy Institute-sponsored event drew about 100 parents, teachers and others.
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