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Ivy Tech Bloomington approved for expansion

Ivy Tech Community College of Bloomington was approved for a $24 million project to build an addition to the existing building on the Bloomington Ivy Tech Community College campus.

Governor Pence signs resident tuition bill

Governor Mike Pence signed a bill allowing undocumented students who were already pursuing their college degrees to complete their education at the resident tuition rate.

Monroe County receives Indiana College Success award

On Wednesday, May 8, Teresa Lubbers, Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education, recognized 26 Indiana counties for working to increase the percentage of Hoosiers with an education beyond high school.

Rod Gessner and his dog Kiaayo sit on the corner of Kirkwood and Dunn streets.

ISTEP resumes without problems

Indiana students resumed Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP) with limited interruption Wednesday after experiencing technical difficulties the past two days.

ISTEP resumes without interruption

More than 400,000 tests were completed at the end of the day Wednesday and about 16 percent of total sessions completed.

ISTEP testing to resume statewide today

Indiana students will resume ISTEP testing today, according to a press release from the Indiana Department of Education. Many testing locations have been experiencing technical difficulties.

Local school officials present eCitizen plan

The Monroe County Community School Corporation Information Services team is working to increase the number of iPads at schools, as well as the amount of time students spend engaging with technology.

Proposed federal budget favors Kindergarten prep

This money will especially be directed toward helping young children enrich their education. Obama’s Preschool for All proposal would allocate $75 billion during the next 10 years to ensure all students begin their kindergarten careers prepared.

Ind. Department of Education launching new social media strategy

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced the creation of a new social media outreach strategy to help keep Indiana parents and educators informed about education news, policy and the rule-making process Wednesday.

Autism Awareness Month has Bloomington roots

April has been celebrated as Autism Awareness Month, a time to help society learn more about a condition that, for more than 40 years, has affected 1 in every 88 American children.

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