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STATEWIDE – The Indiana Department of Education announced on Monday that they are accepting applications for their Career Scholarship Account program. This is aimed to help students in tenth through twelfth grade obtain funding necessary to participate in work-based learning programs like internships, apprenticeships, and getting credentialed in certain fields. The CSA program will provide […]

FISHERS, Ind. — School districts around the country received national recognition for their environmental and educational efforts last month, and one of those districts is in the Hoosier state. The Hamilton Southeastern School Corporation in Fishers was one of 13 total districts recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy at a White House Summit on […]

UPLAND, Ind.–Taylor University is putting on their largest fundraising effort in its 178 year history. It’s also one of the largest fundraising initiatives ever for a Christian college. “So far we’ve raised $275 million toward that $500 million goal. The faculty and staff at Taylor has really united and produced record interest. We are going […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The ACLU of Indiana is suing the state over a law recently passed that aims to protect free speech on college campuses. Senate Bill 202, more commonly known as the intellectual diversity law, was authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery with the hope of harboring a more inclusive environment for different […]

GREENCASTLE, Ind.–The campus radio station 91.5 WGRE at DePauw University is celebrating its 75th birthday today. The station first signed on the air April 29, 1949 as the nation’s first FCC-licensed 10 watt educational radio station. Since that time, WGRE has been the radio voice of DePauw students. “Well tonight, we knock the last slab […]

STATEWIDE — The state’s largest teacher’s union has thrown its support behind the Democratic candidate for governor. Dr. Jennifer McCormick has gotten the endorsement of the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA), which is a key endorsement secured by McCormick. The endorsement now allows her to have access to about $1.3 million in campaign money that […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools spoke out Wednesday about a teacher’s video showing one child beating up another who has sensory sensitivities, an executive function disorder, and possible learning disabilities. In the teacher’s video, an adult believed to be the teacher can be heard encouraging the beating. No criminal charges have […]

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NATIONWIDE — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Wednesday the steps they plan on taking to promote health through school meals. These steps, which will be implemented in the coming years, include the first ever limit on added sugars, reductions in sodium content, and the ability for schools to source more foods locally. Most […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A little boy was seen on video getting bullied by another student at an elementary school in Indianapolis earlier this year. Now IPS is addressing the video for the first time. The video was taken by the boys’ teacher in which you can hear him appearing to encourage the violence That teacher, Julious […]

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A school in Lafayette is the first in the state to move to a four-day school week. Vinton Elementary School is implementing the new calendar. During a school board meeting on Wednesday leaders with the Lafayette School Corporation approved the change. The school district got a waiver from the state to proceed […]