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Fewer high school graduates in Indiana are enrolling in college according to a recent report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

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According to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education's 2020 College Equity Report, college-going rates are down overall with persisting gaps among student groups for college enrollment and completion.

Accommodations for pregnant employees are unlikely to be restored. A one-year extension for Indiana’s syringe exchange programs is possible. And a bill to eliminate the state’s remaining township assessors is dead.

Here’s what you might have missed this week at the Statehouse.

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education unveiled its latest strategic plan Tuesday during the annual State of Higher Education address. 

Legislation to spend nearly $300 million in excess budget surplus dollars on higher education building projects is headed to the governor’s desk.

Ball State Increases Tuition, Adds Online Course Fee

Jun 12, 2019

Ball State University is raising its tuition by a smaller amount than it suggested it might a few weeks ago.  But, as IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, a new fee for online classes could raise that cost significantly for some students.

Ball State University officials proposed a 1.64 percent tuition increase at a public hearing last week, which was just under the non-binding recommendation from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

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Today:    We invited Jena Balezza and Kendra Johnson with the Indiana Parenting Institute and Fred Jackson with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education's 21st Century Scholars Program into the studio to talk about the August 18th Northwest Indiana "Parent Celebration and Education Expo," to be held at Indiana University Northwest's Arts and Sciences Building in Gary.  It's an opportunity for parents to learn how the educational system works, the options it provides to families and how to access its benefits.  There are a lot of events and topics they'll discuss that will be featured th

More students are graduating from college in Indiana than ever before, according to a recent college completion report from the state.

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.

New data from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education shows students are completing college sooner than in years past. But completion rates for minority students are still behind those of their white classmates.

Overall, 1 in 3 Indiana college students graduates on-time.