Jade Thomas

Indianapolis Summer Reporting Intern
Students are thinking about everything from pay to burnout as they prepare for careers in the classroom.
The results match scores from a separate state test, the ILEARN, that also showed student performance has stagnated in reading.
Indiana Learns, the state tutoring program that launched last fall, will now be open to students in grades 3-8 who meet certain requirements.
The career center, located in Ben Davis High School, helps students from 11 different schools. “There are many, many paths to success,.” said Patrick Biggerstaff, director of career and technical education.
The district accelerated its normal hiring schedule, which allowed it to offer placements to staff affected by closures, among other strategies.
Middle and high schoolers are thinking about everything from biology to getting a driver’s license as the 2023-24 school year gets started.
Bus driver shortages and teaching vacancies worsened in the wake of the pandemic. But some districts say things are now looking up.
The law will automatically enroll eligible students into 21st Century Scholars. But students must meet requirements for several years to access Indiana college scholarships.
William Henry Burkhart Elementary’s successful work with English language learners is rooted in work that began nearly two decades ago.
The new Ivy Tech and Purdue Global partnership will let students transfer and ‘stack’ credit and associate degrees without limits.