INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's new prekindergarten voucher program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana has taken a tentative step toward joining the 41 other states that use tax revenue to fund preschool education.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Senate Education Committee gutted a top priority on Gov. Mike Pence's legislative agenda Wednesday, one week after the Republican governor personally asked the panel for their support.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence personally appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday and asked the panel to advance a House-approved prekindergarten voucher program for up to 1,000 low-income Hoosier children.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House responded Thursday to Republican Gov. Mike Pence's call for state-supported preschool, voting 87-9 for nearly the same pilot program it approved last year that was killed by the Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence focused on familiar themes Tuesday in his second State of the State address, asking the General Assembly to lower taxes on businesses and families, fund prekindergarten for low-income children and promote charter schools.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…
INDIANAPOLIS | After dithering more than two decades before agreeing last year to fund full-day kindergarten in Indiana's schools, Hoosier lawmakers appear ready to act faster in establishing state-supported prekindergarten programs for 4-year-olds.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's 2014 education agenda, released Dec. 10, 2013.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to reduce the income taxes paid by families with children as part of his plan to promote marriage and childbearing in Indiana.
WESTVILLE | Children in Westville will be going to school even before they're ready for kindergarten.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Democrats will push next year to make kindergarten mandatory across Indiana while also having prekindergarten classes available in every school corporation.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg on Thursday pledged to launch a state-funded prekindergarten program and provide Indiana parents a child care tax credit, if he's elected governor.
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