The problems at Tindley Accelerated Schools didn’t go away when Chancellor Marcus Robinson resigned. If anything, the change served only to highlight the challenges still facing the once-lauded charter school system.
Starting Wednesday exactly 134 days remain until the panel charged with overhauling Indiana’s testing system must make recommendations. But after three meetings, no one can even agree on a broad vision for the test.
Schools are reducing annual payouts from their endowments as they brace for investment losses. With less money to spend on financial aid, faculty and other costs, colleges may have to search for other revenue.
Less than a year after it began, a bike-share system at Purdue University is set to expand on campus and to downtown Lafayette. And a pending agreement with West Lafayette could add more bikes within the city.
Indiana's governor and legislative leaders have agreed to expand the state's foray into state-funded pre-kindergarten, but uncertainties about its effectiveness are causing some lawmakers to question the scope and cost of such an expansion.