For at least one year, the school would operate out of a building just east of Broad Ripple High School that Ozdemir's Keystone Group is buying.
Codelicious co-founders Christine McDonnell and Erik Young have bootstrapped the company since it launched development of its software-as-a-service-based science curriculum for elementary and middle school students in 2016. With 10 school systems as clients and a growing demand for its product, Codelicious is prepared to venture beyond Indiana.
Hundreds of teachers assembled at Indiana University to take in lectures, hit the books and do some hands-on training as part of the inaugural Pathfinders Summer Institute.
The money will fund laptops, desktop computers, wireless high-speed internet and other tech-related needs for a new academy opening at George Washington High School next fall.
Panelists at IBJ’s Technology Power Breakfast on Friday chewed on several ways to strengthen the state’s tech sector, including harnessing the so-called “internet of things,” making their workforces more diverse and improving education and mentorship in the field.
The long-vacant P.R. Mallory building on East Washington Street is closer to becoming occupied, after plans to bring the Purdue Polytechnic High School there stalled over higher-than-expected renovation costs.
The concept of requiring schools to offer computer science courses is part of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2018 legislative agenda.
Faced with a shortage of skilled workers to fill some available jobs, legislators have proposed myriad bills this session aimed at tackling the issue and improving the effectiveness of the state’s system.
The planned high school for STEM studies announced with fanfare last year that it would move into the P.R. Mallory factory site, but leaders encountered a financial hurdle and now are keeping their options open.
Despite improvement, most Indiana students who took the National Assessment of Educational Progress test did not meet the exam’s key “proficiency” standard in science.
The east-side factory used to employ 1,500 dry-cell battery makers, but has been abandoned for decades.
Scott Bess will be the first “head of school” for the Purdue Polytechnic High School, which will aim to serve as a pipeline for Indianapolis students to the West Lafayette university.
The governor's office said Friday that 400 schools will be picked to participate in the program, which aims to shepherd students into career paths related to science, technology, engineering and math.
American Structurepoint’s $250,000 gift combined with $100,000 from IPS will allow the school district to expand Project Lead the Way’s STEM curriculum from five schools to more than 50.
The state legislature on Wednesday brought back to life all or part of two education bills that had pretty much been given up for dead.
Many school district administrators and Indiana's teachers unions are arguing against a legislative proposal that would give districts the authority to negotiate higher pay with individual teachers.
Dozens of companies across central Indiana are using programs aimed at middle- and high-school students to develop a pool of talented kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math to fill the growing number of jobs for which such skills are necessary.