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Purdue announces reduction in Washington lobbying

Purdue University announced it will reduce the amount of lobbying money it spends in Washington D.C. in attempt to allow the two-year tuition freeze the school announced at the beginning of March.

School voucher system protested at Statehouse

Parents, educators and legislators from throughout the state gathered to rally against House Bill 1003, which would expand the state’s school voucher system.

Bob Saltzberg moderates a saftey panel Monday evening at Jackson Creek Middle School. The panel was organized by the Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools and featured a panel discussion and forum on saftey in school.

Local schools discuss safety

Members of the Monroe County Community School Corporation and local schools met Monday to discuss keeping children, and staff, safe in emergency situations.

MCCSC makes changes to 2013-16 calendar

The local school board voted Tuesday to pass new academic calendars for the 2013-16 school years, despite parents in attendance voicing opposition to the new design.

Online auction proceeds to help area schools

The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools is auctioning a free pet adoption at Bloomington Animal Shelter, a five-day vacation in Cancun and 16 "priceless" pieces of Nick's memorabilia.

Ivy Tech named military friendly

G.I. Jobs chooses schools that offer the best and most adaptable services. Veteran students may also vote for schools they believe are military friendly, according to a press release.

People listen to Cassandra Guarino speak on Thursday in the Georgian Room in the Indiana Memorial Union.

Expert outlines flaws in teacher evaluations

Cassandra Guarino, an associate professor of educational leadership and policy, said value-added models are data-driven and objective methods of teacher evaluations that improve the status quo. However, she said the models are biased, error-laden and might be based on faulty tests.

David Harris, founder and CEO of The Mind Trust talks at the School of Education's policy chat about urban education Wednesday at the IMU.afternoon.

Education experts discuss IPS reform

IPS Superintendent Eugene White and David Harris, founder and CEO of the Mind Trust, offered analyses of the specific problems affecting IPS, and which reforms would solve those problems.

Glenda Ritz, democratic candidate for superintendant of public education, speaks Thursday at Gratzie Italian Eatery. Ritz is currently on a campaign tour throughout the state of Indiana.

State education candidate calls for school outlook reports

The education department hasn’t released the grades because incumbent Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett knows the results won’t be positive, said Democrat Glenda Ritz, Bennett’s opponent.

Parents learn to teach children literacy skills

MCUW and the Salvation Army worked together at the Literacy Party on Wednesday to teach parents with children 5 years old and younger ways they can ensure their children will be ready for kindergarten.

Grant to prepare students for college

Indiana universities will receive $36,000 from the “Core to College” grant, funds intended to establish relationships between higher and K-12 education.

Ind. urges education coalitions

In an effort to increase college completion and student success, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education challenges local leaders from all 92 Indiana counties to form a College Success Coalition.

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