State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz’s re-election loss in November was a big setback for the Indiana State Teachers Association, leading some observers to wonder how much clout the organization still holds.
Early education advocates want lawmakers to expand funding for pre-K programs but challenges to expansion also include creating or expanding existing highly rated child care programs and recruiting and retaining a well-trained preschool workforce.
Sue Ellspermann has been a lot of things in her life: industrial engineer, business consultant, university teacher, state legislator and—from 2013 until earlier this year—Indiana’s lieutenant governor. Now, the southwestern Indiana native has a new gig: president of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, which she started July 1.
Public schools—including traditional, district-run schools and charters—are employing ever-more sophisticated advertising and marketing campaigns in an effort to meet enrollment targets by the time the official state count day rolls around.
Jim Schellinger, a former Democratic candidate for governor, became president last year of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. In accepting the new position, he will retire from CSO Architects, where he had served as CEO, and sell his ownership stake.
The Fishers-based not-for-profit announced Wednesday that it will transfer ownership of two affiliates—United Student Aid Funds and Northwest Education Loan Association—to Madison, Wisconsin-based Great Lakes Higher Education Corp. on Jan. 1.
Purdue University will hold off on raising employees' salaries and changing job classifications in the wake of a last-minute suspension on a federal rule that would have expanded the pool of workers eligible for overtime pay.
Hundreds of boxes of potentially important records are being stored as part of the ITT Educational Services bankruptcy. Among them are legal documents, loan information, Social Security numbers and other personal data.