The Relay Graduate School of Education opened a campus in Indianapolis this year and is training its first class of 10 students, with plans to expand locally in the coming years.
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Josh Owens, one of three Democrats hoping to challenge Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb next year, said he would cap the state’s rainy day fund and put the excess funds into an endowment to support public education. He also wants to phase out school vouchers.
Rep. Ed DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, put forward a plan this week to raise teachers’ salaries. Among his proposals: give school districts incentives to set minimum pay at $40,000, and freeze corporate tax rates to pay for it.
School 43 has gone through at least five leaders in five years. But its latest principal, Lauren Johnson, wants parents and neighbors to know that she’s here to stay.
The Next Level Teacher Compensation Commission is tasked with conducting research, receiving feedback and providing a report to Gov. Eric Holcomb and state lawmakers before the 2021 legislative session.
Indiana is receiving $41 million from the $2.9 billion portion of the settlement dedicated to funding projects that reduce diesel emissions.
IU accelerated the timetable for renovations to the Foster Quad and McNutt Quad residence halls after mold was found in both buildings last fall.
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.
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.
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.
Days ahead of public interviews with superintendent candidates, Indianapolis Public Schools board members say they have three strong choices—but they are waiting to release their names.
The lawsuits arose from allegations that former counselor Shana Taylor had sex with two students while working for the district in 2015 and 2016.
Over the last three decades, Indiana’s teacher-shortage areas have shifted from focusing mostly on special education to including broader areas such as math, science, and language arts.
Lawmakers could wrap up the session as early as Wednesday but negotiations on the new two-year state budget and other issues could delay completion of its business until as late as April 29.
More than 2,000 IPS students will take part in work-based learning in high-demand industries through the program.
Nine Indiana school districts are asking voters to increase funding for education this May. Five of the districts seeking additional operating funds, including two in Marion County, are returning to voters after winning previous tax measures this decade.
Indianapolis Public Schools offered a comprehensive analysis Tuesday, showing strong demand for housing, retail and office development on the 16-acre site of the closed Broad Ripple High School. But that can’t happen without changes to state law.
Starting pay for elementary and middle school principals in the district increased to nearly $112,000 a year, about $27,000 higher than the previous pay scale.
Beginning in 2021, the Indiana Department of Education will be led by a secretary of education.