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Students search for colleges at Bloomington North

Bloomington High School North organized the Monroe County College Fair Oct. 3 to help students prepare for their futures. At the fair, a total of 75 schools, trade schools and organizations were present.


MCCSC director discusses iPad hacking, security

Jason Taylor, director of information services for Monroe County Community School Corporation,  explained how the Center Grove students hacked the technology and discussed security for iPads in MCCSC schools.


Improved ISTEP+ scores released

The Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus scores were released, showing students in Indiana have improved their ability in mathematics and English/language arts.



MCCSC working to give all staff, students iPads

The Digital Learning Initiative is an MCCSC program that aims to provide all instructional staff members with iPads and to give students equitable access to iPads by 2015.


Board to meet to discuss changes for Ind. retirees

The Indiana Public Retirement System Board of Trustees previously voted on changes that will impact how much new retirees will be eligible to earn from their annuity savings accounts.


Ind. Senator announces preschool plan

Indiana Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane, D-Anderson, announced a plan to enroll children in early childhood education programs.


Report analyzes grading system

Former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett has been cleared of any wrongdoing in reference to claims he made grade adjustments for certain state schools last year, according to a report released by the state legislature Friday.



Local schools offer break activities

The Monroe County Community School Corporation is offering a learning program for elementary students when they are off school. 


Duke Energy gives grant to schools

Duke Energy awarded $25,000 to the Monroe County Community School Corporation’s Afterschool EdVentures program, providing funding for after-school programs for students in the school district’s six Title I elementary schools.


College ratings to decide financial aid

President Obama has revealed a new plan that includes the creation of a grading scale that will rate colleges in areas such as access, affordability and graduation rates,and ultimately derive the federal financial aid they receive from these grades.




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