TESTING

Lawmaker who called for ISTEP test’s death now calling to extend its life. Chalkbeat, StateImpact

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Not so fast: Indiana senators worry about cost of expanding preschool. Chalkbeat

ACCOUNTABILITY

East Allen Schools districts disputing grades. Journal Gazette

TEACHER PAY

Teacher bonus pay favors wealthy districts. Indy Star

New scholarship offers tuition money for future teachers. WISH

SCHOOLS AND POLITICS

Carmel High School questioned over anti-abortion poster. Indy Star, WTHR

Western High School investigating racist social media post made by student. WTHR

STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY

Gary Roosevelt closed Thursday due to loss of heat. NWI

How cold is too cold for children to walk to school or wait for the bus? RTV6

New propane buses keeping kids warm on the way to school. WISH

8-year-old locked on school bus for 2 hours in the cold, bus driver could face charges. FOX59

Tippecanoe to be sued over playground accident. Journal & Courier

Richmond High school student put threat on Facebook. Pal-Item

NUTRITION

Organization helps Indy students during holiday break with ‘snack packs.’ FOX59