President Joe Biden proposed a massive package of policies Wednesday designed to reduce child poverty rates and make preschool and higher education more accessible.
Presidential preferences: Finding an IU leader to please all constituencies will be challenging
Students want a president that’s focused more on their wellbeing. Faculty members want a leader with a background in academia. And members of the business community say they hope IU’s next president sets the university up to better meet the needs of Indiana employers and the jobs of tomorrow.Read More
Q&A: IPS superintendent talks masks, social distancing and educating kids
IBJ reporter Samm Quinn talked with Superintendent Aleesia Johnson about how returning has gone so far and other impacts COVID-19 has had on the state’s largest public school system.Read More
IPS plans staggered in-person return in October after cautious online start
The plan is based on improved coronavirus data in Marion County. The city’s average positivity rate—the percentage of people who test positive for the coronavirus—has hovered near 5% for several weeks, according to state data.Read More
Pandemic puts retailers in college towns to stiff test
The worst part for the hundreds of Hoosier small-business owners whose livelihood is linked to universities is the uncertainty.Read More
Indiana Gov. Holcomb said the eligibility list was being opened to educators and staff earlier than expected at the direction of the federal government.
J. Michael Durnil served as CEO of the Indianapolis-based Simon Youth Foundation from December 2010 until last month.
The project is the first phase of a larger upgrade expected to include an expansive outdoor plaza at the entrance of the 58-year-old performing arts venue.
In addition to fueling the economy and driving revenue generating potential for the school and researchers, pushing research to the commercial realm also benefits students.
Members of the Indiana Graduate Workers Coalition, which drafted the pledge, say student fees have increased every year since 2011, while graduate students’ stipends have largely remained the same, amounting to a pay cut.
The two grant programs were initially announced last week as part of the House GOP legislative agenda, but the exact funding amounts were not shared at that time.
Charter schools miss out on about $3,300 per student in local funding because they don’t get the property tax money that traditional districts use to pay for buildings, transportation, and technology.
Invoke Learning offers a cloud-based artificial intelligence system that tracks student behavior from a variety of data sources gathered from the school and other publicly available outlets.
As the coronavirus sidelines huge numbers of educators, school districts are turning to college students, who are learning online or home for extended winter breaks.
If proven successful in the pilot stage, the Marion County Dedicated Network Pilot could be expanded to serve public school students countywide as soon as early 2022.
Prominent Indianapolis employment law attorney Michael Blickman received a public reprimand from the Indiana Supreme Court related to his handling of a former high school basketball coach’s student sexting scandal.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking shots at student debt cancellation and tuition-free college proposals, hallmarks of President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda for higher education.
John Mutz made the donation to establish a newly endowed chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism that will study and support innovation in local news at the school.
The increased difficulty of finding substitutes is forcing districts to more frequently shift their staffing, with teachers who provide instruction in specialized classes instead being drafted to fill in for absent teachers.
With four seats on the seven-member board up for election, the outcome could easily shift the balance of power in the district.
Here are six companies and one not-for-profit organization from central Indiana that are experimenting in the ed-tech sector.
The program traditionally combines in-school lessons from teachers with a two-day event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where more than 10,000 students explore interactive projects and exhibits set up by more than 100 companies and 1,000 volunteers. This year, it’s going online.
Standard for Success, a Cloverdale-based educational software company, through 2019 has been growing at a strong double-digit clip and earlier this year launched a new service line company officials are confident will help the firm expand further by signing deals with colleges and universities nationwide.