Education & Workforce Development


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.

Indiana teachers face new standards, revised test

August 30, 2014
With the school year underway, teachers are still scrambling to bring themselves and their students up to speed on the state's new education standards only months before students take a revamped, high-stakes exam assessing their grasp of the new curriculum.More.

Colts helping train high school coachesRestricted Content

August 30, 2014
Thanks to $40,000 donated by the Indianapolis Colts, USA Football’s Heads Up Football safety program will be offered to all Indiana high school football coaches in 2015.More.

Indiana gets 1-year waiver of federal schools law

August 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday granted a one-year extension of Indiana's waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind education law after the state resolved concerns.More.

ISTA urges Pence to seek accountability delay

August 27, 2014
Indiana's largest teachers union is urging Gov. Mike Pence to support freezing the state's education accountability system for one year because of revisions to the ISTEP test being driven by the state's new academic standards.More.
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