Local News – Education

FISHERS — Library board members in Hamilton County are sparking a debate…about children’s books. WISH TV reports that the Hamilton East Public Library is planning to make changes to the way certain books are classified.  Currently, the library board is looking into nonfiction children’s books and teen graphic novels. Called the Collection Development Policy, this […]

INDIANAPOLIS — In honor of an inspiring woman, Holocaust survivor, dedicated public speaker, and more, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) will be recognizing “Eva Kor Education Day” this weekend. This event honors Eva Mozes Kor, who spent much of her adult life inspiring others with stories of her survival and how she learned to forgive.  […]

INDIANAPOLIS – While the winter weather is still impacting the state, many summer camps are already planning for their 2023 season. If you have kids who attend camps over the summer, you will know that time is of the essence when it comes to registering, as spots often fill quickly. Camps around the state offer […]

STATEHOUSE — Education was the top topic of discussion at the Indiana Statehouse on Wednesday. Two bills were up for discussion, one in the House to address educational opportunities for kids to work in the trades, and another in the Senate that would require high school students to graduate with a basic understanding of finances. […]

BOONE COUNTY, Ind.–There is extra security at Western Boone Junior-Senior High School in Boone County. Police say a student made threats against other students, teachers, and staff members this week. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says one student told school leaders that another student was making threats against them. That student came forward Thursday. “The […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With the looming split between Indiana University and Purdue University at the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, the new leader of Purdue says the school’s presence will not be going away in downtown Indianapolis. By 2024, IUPUI will become IU-Indianapolis with Purdue maintaining its buildings on the campus, but those buildings will […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Kwanzaa is currently being celebrated across the United States, and Hoosiers can enjoy the holiday in a variety of ways. First established in the 1960s, Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated by Black Americans that allows people to connect with each other and celebrate African culture and heritage. Amira Malcom, Acting Manager for the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — One Indianapolis educational foundation has announced a closure, forcing hundreds of students to find a new school. HIM by HER Foundation announced Tuesday its charter school will by January 20th, 2023, due to a lack of high enrollment numbers. The school, which currently resides at the former Forest Manor Middle School on East […]

STATEWIDE – If you and your family are stuck inside for the day, you might be looking for something fun to do. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Tweeted Friday about a family-friendly experiment you can do at home. Using materials found in your kitchen, you can make “Blubber Gloves” that will allow you to simulate […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Indianapolis Public Schools has decided to delay the vote on one of its referendums in its school restructuring plan. That vote was supposed to happen Thursday night. If approved, it would raise about $50 million annually through 2031. The district says that money would go toward expanding programs in schools to “make educational and academic […]