INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education agreed Wednesday to create a “career specialist” teaching permit, enabling Hoosiers with three years full-time work experience, but no education training, to become high school teachers in the subject they worked in.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Kelly Mitchell is making financial education the cornerstone of her campaign for Indiana state treasurer.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to use cameras in enforcing school bus stop-arm violations will not get a final Senate vote and is dead for the year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is close to terminating its use of Common Core educational standards, which 45 other states have adopted as the basis by which local schools set their curriculum.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence appears eager to claim victory for his 2014 legislative agenda, which emerged relatively unscathed on its first trip through the Republican-controlled House and Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 97-0 Tuesday to allow public schools that no longer accept nonresident transfer students to admit siblings of transfer students previously enrolled in the school corporation.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is skeptical of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax without a clear plan to replace the $1 billion in annual revenue the tax cut would take from schools and local governments.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller considers his work to secure funding for additional school resource officers and other school safety equipment his top accomplishment of 2013.
INDIANAPOLIS | Crown Point Community School Corp. will receive a payout topping $3 million later this month, its share of a securities fraud settlement between the Indiana secretary of state's office and the Indiana State Teachers Association.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is taking a second legal shot at halting a piece of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Democrats will push next year to make kindergarten mandatory across Indiana while also having prekindergarten classes available in every school corporation.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers spent nearly seven hours last week listening to expert and public testimony concerning Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 55-40 Monday to allow school corporations to hire any person as superintendent so long as he or she has a master's degree in any subject.
INDIANAPOLIS | Automated enforcement cameras could be deployed in school and construction zones to snap photos of speeding vehicles and sock their owners with a $250 minimum fine under legislation approved Wednesday by a House committee.
INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations could dispose of their vacant buildings quicker under legislation approved 98-0 by the Indiana House on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Thursday endorsed legislation that formalizes the role of school resource officer and provides school corporations matching funds of up to $50,000 a year to pay local police to do the job.
INDIANAPOLIS | The issue of teaching creationism in Indiana science classrooms will be on the legislative agenda when the General Assembly convenes in January — it just won't be called that.
INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments and school corporations in financial distress could ask a state board to appoint an emergency manager to fix their finances under legislation approved by the Indiana General Assembly Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments in financial distress could request expert help to get their budgets balanced under legislation approved 49-1 Wednesday by the Indiana Senate.
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