Local News - Education
FISHERS, Ind. — Hamilton East Public Library Board members are still making changes to their Collection Development Policy, which has received widespread criticism since it was first proposed. Earlier this year, many Hoosiers – including author John Green – protested the policy that would have caused books filed for kids or teens to potentially be […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – You may remember hearing last month about an Indiana University fraternity accused of hazing students. Now, another campus fraternity is in a similar situation. Kappa Alpha Psi has been told to “cease and desist,” after officials learned of possible hazing. It is the fifth fraternity to be placed on this list since […]
MISHAWAKA, IND –The Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation has joined a legal action against 14 prominent social media companies, including Instagram, Facebook, and their parent company, Meta. The lawsuit claims these companies intentionally aim ads at children under 13, encouraging addiction to their platforms. According to the lawsuit, the algorithms employed by these apps pose […]
INDIANAPOLIS–New first-time, full-time Marian University students who want to become teachers will get an automatic 50% tuition discount each year they are enrolled at Marian’s Fred S. Klipsch Educators College. These scholarships are titled Educators for Tomorrow. They begin in the fall of 2024 at both Marian campuses in Indianapolis and Marian’s Ancilla College in […]
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – After months of challenges that led to an unexpected closure, a youth center in Fort Wayne is getting ready to reopen. The Jennings Center – which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary – closed near the end of July, after dealing with obstacles including staffing shortages. But, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation […]
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Fort Wayne Police say they have arrested an elementary student for battery. A Haley Elementary School student was arrested Thursday morning, after apparently throwing things and getting physically aggressive with a staff member. Police think that staff member was trying to keep the student in the room, in order to “contain” […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A Hoosier fraternity has been told to “cease and desist,” as the school thinks its members have been hazing students. Indiana University says the order was recently given to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. While I.U. officials did cite hazing as the reason, they did not say what exactly had occurred to […]
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.–Indiana State University President Dr. Deborah Curtis says she is retiring in 2024. Curtis is the university’s 12th President and she also attended Indiana State. This makes her only the second alumnus in ISU history to hold the position and the first woman to serve as President. She first took over as President […]
STATEWIDE – While this may not be a week you are used to celebrating, businesses and organizations around the country want you to know that it is Banned Books Week. You are likely aware of the controversy regarding efforts to remove or re-shelve certain books, especially in recent months. Certain school corporations and libraries have […]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Monroe County Coroner’s Office has revealed the name of a student who died after concerns arose that he might have had meningitis. The coroner’s office says 5-year-old Benjamin Bartalone died of natural causes, though specific details have not yet been provided. That being said, his autopsy proved that he did not […]
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