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.
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
State expands Next Level Jobs programs to help economy recover post-virus
Through the end of the year, Hoosiers with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree can also receive free training in high-growth, in-demand jobs. In addition, the state has expanded the money companies can receive to train workers.Read More
Software keeps kids on school buses safe from sickness
Indianapolis-based Synovia Solutions’ latest platform—Bus Guardian—helps with contact tracing and hygiene verification for school buses.Read More
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.
In 1983, a chess team from IPS School No. 27 took on an elite private school from Manhattan in the National Elementary School Chess Championship—and won.
The color-coded system, expected to go live Wednesday, assigns scores to counties based on three key metrics: the number of new cases per 100,000 residents, positivity percentage and change in percent positivity from the previous week.
One option includes playing games at domed stadiums across the Midwest, including in Indianapolis, Minneapolis and Detroit.
With school re-openings—or partial re-openings—just around the corner, many parents are wondering how they can help their children wade back into the world.
But the leader of the Indiana Senate doubles down on his statement that he can’t guarantee full funding for schools that don’t offer an in-person option for students.
As schools across the country announce their plans for the fall, working parents are forced to choose from an array of bad options: Send your kids back to school, if it’s open, and risk coronavirus exposure—or keep them home with little or no supervision as you try to simultaneously parent, do your job and monitor your child’s online schooling.
The court said separation of church and state means that religious groups must be allowed to hire and fire individuals who serve as teachers or messengers of their faith without court interference.
The importance of having a medical professional on site has been heightened as districts work through how to reopen schools safely during the ongoing pandemic.
More than a quarter of the 1,217 arrests in Indiana schools in 2018-19 were of Black students, even though they made up only 14% of the state’s student population.
Organizers hope to address the barriers that discourage men of color from working as preschool teachers, including a lack of representation in preschool classrooms and the misconception that teaching preschool is like a babysitting job.
The coronavirus pandemic, which shut down most of the nation’s schools in March, has provided parents who might have never considered home-schooling with a test drive of what it’s like to have the kids learning at home.
DeHaan used the fortune she made in business to establish not-for-profit Christel House International in 1998.
The Trump administration is fighting a class-action lawsuit for continuing to garnish the wages of defaulted borrowers in violation of a federal order.
Indiana was the only state to land two National Science Foundation grants. Together, the schools received half of the funding that was available.
Conference commissioners encouraged federal lawmakers to not wait for the NCAA process to play out before passing a national law that would set parameters for college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images and likenesses.
The case mirrors claims made in a suit the same attorneys filed last month against Indiana University in Monroe Circuit Court.
The company has received an anonymous $500,000 donation that it will spend to expand its Learning Commons tutoring program to 10 more schools in Indiana.