IPS officials this week are gathering feedback from parents at virtual and in-person town halls and through an online form before deciding how to spend almost $136 million from the latest round of federal aid for schools.
NCAA memo: Emmert urges schools to act on NIL or he will
Six states have laws set to go into effect July 1 that will permit college athletes to be paid for endorsements, personal appearances and social media posts, setting up the possibility of patchwork rules from coast to coast for thousands of athletes.Read More
Loan relief granted to 18,000 former students of ITT Technical Institute
The U.S. Education Department said Wednesday it was erasing student debt for thousands of borrowers who attended the for-profit college chain, which closed in 2016. The chain’s parent, ITT Educational Services Inc., was based in Carmel.Read More
Key departures likely mean new strategy for Strada Education Network
The two highest-paid executives departed the powerful education not-for-profit in recent months, an indication the Indianapolis-based organization is rethinking aspects of its strategy.Read More
The service, announced Tuesday by the Indiana Governor’s Workforce Cabinet and Ivy Tech, will provide up to four months of one-on-one career coaching via not-for-profit InsideTrack.
Marion County officials hope to ramp up vaccinations among 12- to 18-year-olds before the start of the school year to enable relaxed masking and social distancing restrictions.
School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment rebounds following the coronavirus pandemic.
The center boasts 16 classrooms, nine labs, offices and state of the art facilities. It will give students hands-on and cognitive skills training needed to be an automotive technician.
Auditors found dozens of students counted in the district’s requests for enrollment-based funding who had never logged into the online learning platform.
The award program announced Thursday comes after the university stepped back this week from a plan to require shot documentation ahead of the fall semester amid protests from many state officials.
The Hamilton County Council voted Wednesday to seed the proposed Hamilton County Center for Career Achievement’s first three years of planning with $425,000.
The Indiana State Board of Education will consider Wednesday whether to accredit the schools, which would pave the way for them to participate in the state’s expanding voucher program.
IU announced Tuesday that students and employees would be able to attest to their vaccination without having to provide documentation of having received the shots, as was required under the previous policy announced May 21.
Explore Interactive CEO Amanda Thompson said the partnership should accelerate the adoption of MindLabs products worldwide, “enabling us to nurture young learners everywhere.”
Nearly all Republican members of the Indiana Senate on Thursday joined the criticism of IU’s policy in a letter to university President Michael McRobbie.
Attorney General Todd Rokita’s advisory opinion contradicts a top Republican legislative leader who said he didn’t believe the law adopted last month applied to public universities or K-12 schools.
Scott Stump’s most recent role was assistant secretary of career, technical and adult education for the U.S. Department of Education, where he served from July 2018 until January.
Four Indianapolis school districts—Pike, Warren, and Lawrence townships, as well as Speedway—have confirmed that they will offer a remote option for students in the fall.
Because of state action earlier this year and federal waivers approved this week. However, poor results won’t affect accountability measurements such as school A-F grades, teacher evaluations, or identifying low-performing schools for intervention.
IU said students, faculty and staff will need to be vaccinated “in order to interact with the IU community in any way,” including “being on campus, taking or teaching courses, being employed and/or participating in activities.”
Phillip Terry, who led Monarch Beverage Co. for 30 years, is now lending his business expertise to University of Indianapolis students and alumni through the school’s new Executive in Residence program.