The American Federation of Teachers filed a federal lawsuit, alleging that the Education Department has mismanaged the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was created in 2007. Just 1% of more than 86,000 applications had been approved for loan forgiveness as of March 31.
Former Taco Bell franchisee giving Butler University $5 million
An alumnus and former board of trustees chairman who made part of his fortune as a major Taco Bell franchisee has pledged a $5 million gift to Butler University, the university announced Tuesday.Read More
Cathedral High School ‘separates’ from teacher over same-sex marriage
The private Indianapolis high school said it would lose its not-for-profit status and ability to call itself Catholic if it didn’t follow a directive from Archbishop Charles Thompson.Read More
Ex-teacher sues after ousting over transgender student names
The federal lawsuit claims the Brownsburg Community School Corp. and its administrators violated John Kluge's First Amendment right to freedom of speech and free exercise of religion, among others.Read More
2019 Innovation Issue: Many questions, fewer answers at intersection of AI, ethics
James McGrath, a professor of religion at Butler University, ponders the ethical and moral questions related to artificial intelligence.Read More
Amazon, which is struggling to find technically qualified U.S. employees, said Thursday that it will begin providing its workers with the skills to transition into software engineering positions and other technical roles.
A teacher who was fired from his job at a Catholic high school because he's in a same-sex marriage is suing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for interfering in his teaching contract.
The state education board voted unanimously to try to recover about $40 million from Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy after the state examiner found the schools inflated enrollments with inactive and out-of-state students—and, in one case, a student who had died.
An attorney says a Catholic high school teacher who lost his job for being in a same-sex marriage has reached a settlement in which the Indianapolis school will help the teacher with future employment options.
Ball State is consolidating operations it had at Meridian Centre and at the Platform at City Market into a building on Pine Street, in the block between East Washington and Market streets.
Two school years after a student died, Indiana Virtual School kept him on its rolls and received state funding to educate him. And that was just one example of how the school inflated enrollment by hundreds of students, according to the findings of a state examiner’s investigation.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Purdue too hastily sided with the man's female accuser and ignored his attempts to provide evidence in his defense.
The figure aims to walk the line between being fiscally responsible and ensuring the district’s first African-American woman leader is paid fairly, said school board President Michael O’Connor.
The incident involving a Noblesville school raises questions over who’s responsible for ensuring private schools that receive vouchers comply with state laws.
Greg Rawski is replacing the retiring Russ Kershaw, who has led Marian’s business school since 2010.
Should you avoid red meat? No. Should you strive for 10,000 steps a day? Not unless you just want to. So says Dr. Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and researcher at the Indiana University School of Medicine who sees it as his life’s calling to debunk what he considers health myths and weak medical research.
Purdue’s 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 landing will take place July 18-20.
Archbishop Charles Thompson said he had to respond to what he called a “public situation” of Catholic school employees not following church doctrine.
Ball State University has vacated its Indianapolis Center at the corner of South Meridian and East Maryland streets, where it has been for 13 years. A bank that’s been embroiled in a legal battle with its landlord is making plans to move its downtown branch to the space.
Among the applicants is a high school that would concentrate on workforce development for the area’s technology sector.
An Indianapolis school that allowed students to study abroad in 11th grade will close for the coming school year while leaders try to work through challenges that arose during its first year.
Taylor Trustees Chair Paige Cunningham said Paul Haines' resignation was neither solicited nor encouraged by the board of trustees.
After meeting late into the night Tuesday, the Indianapolis Public Schools board is coalescing around a new superintendent, according to one of its board members.
The tentative agreement between Indiana Virtual School, its sister school and its oversight agency comes several months after allegations emerged that the long-troubled charter network enrolled thousands of inactive students.