Commission for Higher Education

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Indiana continues to see a decline in the percentage of high school graduates going to college. 

Indiana’s governor will appoint the next leader of the state department of education in 2021, and that’s prompted lawmakers to consider merging three key state education groups to better align education policymaking and oversight power in the state.

Committee Starts To Rethink Indiana's School Accountability System

Jul 25, 2019

The accountability system for Indiana's public schools could change. Yet whether that means added flexibility to the controversial A-F format or blowing up the system entirely remains to be seen.

Graduation rates at public colleges in Indiana continue to climb, according to a new report from the Commission for Higher Education.

The central message of Monday’s state of higher education address is one Hoosiers have heard before; it focused on the need for a more skilled workforce.

A new report from the Commission for Higher Education shows Hoosiers enrolling in college at slightly lower rates than two years ago.

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee. (Zach Herndon/WTIU)
Lauren Chapman

Indiana’s public universities made their funding requests to Senate legislators Tuesday as that chamber’s budget hearings are underway.

A new report says Indiana is making progress to close achievement gaps in higher education, but also shows that some groups still lag behind.

College-bound students often have a sea of information to navigate while making their post-high school plans, but the state has now partnered with a national nonprofit to make that easier.