House Education committee chair Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis)

With the legislative session weeks away, state lawmakers and the governor are talking more about their plans and priorities for 2020.

Lawmakers backed off a proposal Monday that would have forced school districts to share referendum dollars with nearby charter schools.

Lawmakers: We Need More Data To Address Teacher Pay

Feb 8, 2019

Teacher groups and policymakers want more people to see teaching as a serious profession, and say increasing pay is part of the equation. And while lawmakers are working to address a host of teacher-focused issues, they also say a number of unknowns remain.

On My Way Pre-K: Coming To A County Near You?

Feb 6, 2019

Indiana’s preschool program could grow to serve nearly every county this year.

Traditional public schools might have to split their voter-approved referenda funding with nearby charter schools under a bill in the House.

Lawmakers proposed new rules for Indiana’s poorly-rated virtual schools after years of failing letter grades and calls for them to improve. A measure heard in a House committee Wednesday would help, but many say it’s just a start.

A private religious school’s plan to terminate a guidance counselor’s job for her marriage to a woman is throwing the state’s voucher system into the spotlight once again. The school received more than $1.5 million through school vouchers last year.