Education & Workforce Development

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Med school plots researcher hiring spree

July 26, 2014
The Indiana University School of Medicine plans to hire 100 research professors over the next five years in a bid to vault into the top 25 medical schools.More.

Head of Indiana alcohol agency taking Ivy Tech job

July 31, 2014
Ivy Tech announced Thursday that Alex Huskey will become the Marion campus president beginning Aug. 25.More.

Indiana education split plays out in No Child request

July 30, 2014
A new critique of Indiana's efforts to maintain its exemptions from the No Child Left Behind requirements, written by top staff to Gov. Mike Pence, is widening a rift between state education leaders as federal officials near a decision on the waiver.More.

Ballard proposes $50M preschool program as part of crime initiative

July 30, 2014
Mayor Greg Ballard on Wednesday proposed a 5-year program to pay for preschool for 4-year-olds from low-income families. He also floated hiring another 280 police officers. The cost to the average household would be $86 per year.More.

For-profit colleges tap GI Bill loophole for business

July 30, 2014
The so-called “90/10 rule” limits a for-profit college to getting no more than 90 percent of its revenue from the government. However, veterans’ and military tuition programs are excluded from the cap, and the colleges have aggressively recruited from the military.More.
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