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November 7, 2014
Disparities in teacher pay widening in Tennessee
For the eighth consecutive year, a committee charged with reviewing the state's public education funding recommended that the state address the widening disparity between teacher salaries across the state.
November 3, 2014
Rise & Shine: Democrats focus on school funding
October 23, 2014
IPS plans to fight back against state takeover in 2015
Charter Schools USA, the company running three of Indianapolis Public Schools' former middle and high schools in state takeover, wants to expand those schools to serve younger children. IPS's goal is to stop them, and they hope legislators will help.
September 25, 2014
Rise & Shine: Did the Indiana Department of Education break the open records law?
August 7, 2014
Free lunch could hurt federal funding for Nashville, Memphis schools
It depends on how many parents return a form being sent home to parents this month asking for income information. A shift in how districts account for how many low-income students it has could potentially impact how much funding districts receive for crucial services funded by federal grants.
May 8, 2014
Rise & Shine: IPS and IndyGo considering a busing partnership
March 17, 2014
Indiana legislature passes 31 education bills in 2014
Dumping Common Core and starting a preschool pilot were the top headlines for the legislature this year, but 2014 also brought a host…
March 17, 2014
Rise & Shine: Pence earns statehouse victories, but budget concerns loom
March 12, 2014
Ferebee's predecessors: Not so fast
Twp predecessors to Indianapolis Public Schools’ Superintendent Lewis Ferebee are raising questions about his analysis of the district’s financial situation, with one saying he got it wrong when he said the district won’t have to cut costs this year.
March 3, 2014
Education in the 2014 legislature: What's passed, dead and still waiting
Bills that still have yet to pass both houses of the Indiana Legislature have until today in the House and tomorrow in the Senate to make it through. Then lawmakers have until March 14 to iron out the differences between bills passed in the House and Senate and to approve the final versions of all bills. Here's where everything stands.
February 14, 2014
Survey: Voucher parents switched for better academics, religious environment
Parents who use a program that redirects tax dollars to pay private school tuition, helping make Indiana a national hotspot for vouchers, say they wanted…
February 14, 2014
Rise & Shine: Does standards panel have a Common Core bias?
February 7, 2014
Here are the 43 education bills still alive in the Indiana legislature
At the halfway point of the legislature’s 2014 session, there are quite a lot of education issues that have advanced across the statehouse for consideration in the other chamber. Chalkbeat will be tracking 43 education bills as they head to committees for consideration beginning next week.
January 22, 2014
Snow days mean IPS seniors will stay in school after graduation
December 17, 2013
Rise & Shine: An education MBA, more testing errors, Pence vs. Daniels
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