ELECTION 2016

Glenda Ritz defeated by her Republican challenger in a big Election night upset. Chalkbeat, Indy Star, RTV6, StateImpact, WISH-TV, Education Week, The Statehouse File (subscription needed), Journal Gazette,

Republicans win over Ritz, Gregg and other results from Indiana’s 2016 election. Chakbeat

Indianapolis Public Schools charter supporters come out election winners. Indy Star

Republican Holcomb to succeed Pence as Indiana governor. South Bend Tribune, IBJ, Indy Star, IDS News, The Statehouse File (subscription needed)

Pence could play influential role as the next vice president. Indy Star

Washington Township school tax referendum approved, among others across the state. RTV6, Fox 59, Indy Star, WDRB

MAP: See how Indiana’s counties voted. RTV6

Two incumbents keep South Bend school board seats; Wesley wins nail-biter for third spot. South Bend Tribune

Mishawaka school referendums pass by big margins. South Bend Tribune

Republicans try to keep Indiana House supermajority. Indy Star

GOP’s Trump wins Indiana with Pence on ticket. South Bend Tribune, IBJ, Fox 59

Why Is Voting Important? We Asked Some Future Voters. StateImpact

Election 2016: What’s at Stake for Schools? Education Week

Students in southern Indiana learn about election process. South Bend Tribune

Indiana High School Allows 18 Year Olds To Skip Class To Vote. NPR

Over 250,000 Hoosier kids participate in mock election. WTHR

Trump powers Republican sweep in Indiana. Indy Star, The Statehouse File (subscription needed), RTV6, Indy Star

STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY

16-year-old Ben Davis High School student dies after shooting on Indy’s west side. RTV6

EARLY EDUCATION

Registration for preschool for 2017-18 begins soon. Lawrence Township

SCHOOLS AND THE ARTS

Pike High School to Present The Wedding Singer. Pike Township