INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed into law 20 proposals approved this month by the General Assembly that are intended to boost career education in Indiana, improve job prospects for Hoosiers and make schools safer.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Ignoring data showing that Indiana's decade of trickle-down prosperity policies haven't improved the income, health or quality of life for most Hoosiers, Gov. Mike Pence promised Thursday to deliver still more business-centered programs in the upcoming legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.
INDIANAPOLIS | The idea to better align public and private educational and employer training programs with the needs of Hoosier companies remained more aspirational than actual during Monday's first-ever meeting of the Indiana Career Council.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence finally made his appointments to the Indiana Career Council Tuesday, nearly three months after signing the law creating the industry-led worker training review panel during a lavish Statehouse ceremony.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new analysis by one of the nation's leading educational testing companies has found many Americans generally lack the skills needed to take on jobs requiring either high or low levels of education.
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite polls showing Hoosiers want Indiana to invest more in education, roads and other state services, the Republican-controlled General Assembly is poised to enact the largest package of tax cuts in state history.
INDIANAPOLIS | On his second day in office, Republican Gov. Mike Pence presented legislators with a two-year budget plan that reduces the personal income tax rate and increases funding for education and most state agencies by 1 percent.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence is standing by his proposal to cut Indiana's income tax rate, despite a nonpartisan study showing most taxpayers would get back less than $100 and a new poll showing most Hoosiers oppose Pence's plan.
MICHIGAN CITY | Landing a production job at Hearthside Food Solutions LLC about 13 months ago was a godsend for James Swistek.
Local hiring managers and workforce development officials say firms should consider boosting their on-the-job training and skills development programs to boost the quality of the region's labor force.
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