DEVOS VISIT: U.S. Secretary of State Betsy DeVos is scheduled to visit Indiana this week, but details of when and where are still unknown. Read more from Chalkbeat and check back with us this week — we’ll keep you posted once we learn more.
ISTEP PUSHBACK: A Fort Wayne-area superintendent sent a letter home to parents detailing why ISTEP scores don’t much matter, in his opinion. Read more in the Journal Gazette.
DACA: Students from Lawrence North High School protested President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program, which offered protection to some undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.
LEGAL UPDATE: There’s been movement in the case challenging the constitutionality of the set-up of Seven Oaks Classical School, authorized by a private Christian university. Last week, the group that started the lawsuit filed a brief asserting that the authorizer is “pervasively sectarian.” Read more from The Indiana Lawyer.
The Indianapolis Public Schools Board is expected to vote Monday on a proposal to reconfigure high schools. We will bring you the news as soon as it breaks. And if you’ve got a story from Arlington, Broad Ripple, Northwest or John Marshall, share it with Chalkbeat.