A bill that would remove Indiana’s top education official as an elected position is progressing through the Statehouse. The bill, authored by Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) would allow the governor to appoint the superintendent of public instruction starting in 2021.

It passed out of committee Monday on a 5-to-3 vote.

“Ultimately it’s the governor that’s responsible for education,” Buck says. “This just puts all of that responsibility on him or her.”

A partnership between Indiana Black Expo, Indiana University and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education will identify, enroll and help students complete requirements for the 21st Century Scholarship program. (James Martin/Flickr)

A new initiative plans to enroll 500 new high school students in a state-sponsored college scholarship program for low-income students.

Day Out: Teacher- Adminstrator Interviews

Feb 28, 2016

Student features- Day Out SICTC

Feb 28, 2016

During our discussions for the Day Out on February 26, 2016, we learned that the telecommunications students at the SICTC are quite talented. So, for the first time, we shared the spotlight with a partner organization by airing the student features throughout the week and during the Day Out.

Trend- Day Out SICTC 2/26/2016

Feb 26, 2016