INDIANAPOLIS | Despite its repeated complaints that Glenda Ritz has taken too long to calculate school grades, the State Board of Education voted Friday to delay the public release of grades until the end of December.
INDIANAPOLIS | Seventeen Hoosier education and business leaders working together more than 50 hours in seven meetings over the past five weeks have crafted what may become the second generation of Indiana's school grading system.
LAPORTE | The DARE program is back in the elementary schools in LaPorte as part of an ongoing multi-pronged effort to curb a problem with heroin and other drugs.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are likely next year to consider specifically adding schools to Indiana's existing "castle doctrine" law that permits Hoosiers to stand their ground and use deadly force to counter perceived threats to themselves, another person or their property.
Some students toted lunchboxes to the first day of school in Boston this week, but district administrators are expecting that could become a more unusual sight as parents learn about a federal program that is now providing all public school students in the city with free breakfast and lunch.
Temperatures in the low 90s coupled with high humidity are expected to push the heat index to near 100 Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
High temperatures coupled with uncomfortable humidity levels could push the heat index close to 100 Tuesday, forecasters said.
Eight hundred children received backpacks filled with school supplies this week to start off the school year.
Offering perspective on today's issues
Speaking in Ireland recently, President Barack Obama stated Catholic and Protestant schools were divisive.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.
Yard signs on Fran Lin Parkway in Munster reflect the views for Tuesday's schools referendum.
Yard signs on Fran Lin Parkway in Munster reflect the views for an upcoming schools referendum.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, who led budget negotiations for the Senate Democrats, is disappointed with the spending and tax cut plan approved last week by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
CROWN POINT | Charges against a Lake Station teacher remained under review by Lake County prosecutors Friday, two days after the Lake Station Community School board accepted the veteran teacher's letter of retirement
INDIANAPOLIS | Led by state Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, the Indiana Senate last week voted to maintain a requirement schools publish their annual financial reports in widely read newspapers instead of on poorly trafficked websites.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Thursday backed off a plan to require at least one person in every public school including charter schools carry a firearm at all times.
INDIANAPOLIS | Volunteers packing concealed, loaded firearms and known only to school board members soon may be patrolling the hallways of every public or charter elementary and high school in Indiana, or at least Hoosiers will be made to think so.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, slammed the brakes Thursday on a pending House proposal requiring every Indiana school to have an armed employee in the building during school hours.
An Indiana House committee on Tuesday approved a plan that would require each of the state's public schools to have an employee packing heat on the premises during school hours. Those legislators' response to the problem of guns in schools is to require guns in schools. Seriously.
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