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Senate Panel Moves Forward ISTEP Replacement Bill

A bill to overhaul Indiana’s standardized tests passed out of a Senate committee Wednesday but some lawmakers say...

Bill Would Track When Officers Restrain, Seclude Kids At School

Indiana lawmakers call for schools to provide more information about the controversial practice.

Ball State University Enrollment Spikes Due To Autism Degree

The university began offering an online-only master's degree in applied behavioral analysis with an emphasis in...

Crispus Attucks Wins First State Title In 58 Years

In 1955 Crispus Attucks became the first all-black school in the nation to win a state title. They won again in 1956...

Which high schools are going to close in Indianapolis? Here's the timeline

More than six months after Indianapolis Public Schools officials held a series of painful meetings at high schools...

3 New ‘Innovation’ Schools Approved By IPS Board (Including The 1 Betsy DeVos Praised)

A neighborhood-led effort to remake a failing Eastside school was approved by Indianapolis Public Schools Board...

Senate Committee Slashes House PreK Funding Bill, Nixes Voucher Link

A Senate Committee slashed funding Wednesday from a House bill that sought to double the state’s preschool pilot...

Why One Of Indiana's Largest Public School Systems Is Slowly Disappearing

The public school system in Gary, Indiana, used to be considered a model district. Now, it's having trouble meeting...

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