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A remote working option for teachers and shared educators between schools are some of the options to address the ‘pain points’ of teaching.

The theme of the March 1 event co-hosted by Chalkbeat Indiana in Indianapolis is: “From Lesson Plan to New Plan.”

Legislation would establish education on government and good citizenship as early as kindergarten.

Indiana AG said officials must show that materials posted to ‘Eyes on Education’ were not and are not used or shared.

The website includes examples of “inappropriate” lessons or policies in 13 Indiana districts and one university, but districts say those are inaccurate.

The legislation marks the latest effort by state legislators to shape how schools approach topics related to sex and sexuality.

Middle school English teacher Nicole Cooper shared a poem at a recent Story Slam event presented by Teachers Lounge Indy and co-hosted by Chalkbeat Indiana.

The average Marion County teacher pay beat the state average last year, as well as a target figure supported by Gov. Eric Holcomb.

Teacher Kali Burks shared stories from her first year teaching eighth grade.

The literacy lessons mirror the way students learn.

Three years ago, Meredith Bryant was working in marketing. Now she’s helping students build their own businesses.

The union says it has the right to negotiate the issue. The district says that’s not required under state law.

The theme of the Nov. 16 event in Indianapolis co-hosted by Chalkbeat Indiana is: ‘Don’t Make Me Use My Teacher Voice.’

Students are thinking about everything from pay to burnout as they prepare for careers in the classroom.

Indiana literacy coach Mika Frame says phonics is her favorite lesson to teach.

Ball State’s Teachers College had previously received a failing grade in a national report on the science of reading.

The district accelerated its normal hiring schedule, which allowed it to offer placements to staff affected by closures, among other strategies. 

Chalkbeat Indiana and WFYI are partnering to provide more coverage of the township school districts and the students they educate.

Adjuncts aren’t licensed by the state and instead need to have four years of relevant experience and pass a background check.

Use this table to see how Indiana students in grades 3-8 did on 2023 ILEARN test scores for math, English and the subjects combined.