Indiana

Nigena Livingston, founder and head of School at the URBAN ACT Academy in Indianapolis, Ind.
Nigena Livingston, founder and head of school at the URBAN ACT Academy in Indianapolis, makes swift decisions in responding to the threat of COVID-19 in her school community.
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School & District Management A School Leader Who Calls Her Own Shots on Battling the Coronavirus
A charter school founder uses her autonomy to move swiftly on everything from classroom shutdowns to remote schooling.
Denisa R. Superville, January 14, 2021
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Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Revives Teacher's Pay-Discrimination Case Over Starting Salary
The court weighed an administrator's alleged comment that the teacher's starting pay was less because her husband worked.
Mark Walsh, January 5, 2021
3 min read
Valerie Kelly, a 5th grade teacher in Vincennes, Ind., receives the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 28, 2020.
Valerie Kelly, a 5th grade teacher in Vincennes, Ind., receives the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 28.
Courtesy of Valerie Kelly
Teaching Profession Teachers Are Already Getting COVID-19 Vaccines
Some counties in Indiana began vaccinating teachers this week, ahead of schedule.
Madeline Will, December 30, 2020
4 min read
Education Opinion Oops! Teachers' Mistakes Can Help Students Learn
A veteran teacher shares how he puts the latest research on growth mindset into action for his students in this guest blog by Jamie M. Carroll and David Yeager.
Ask a Psychologist Contributor, July 1, 2020
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Austin schools foreman Roland Garcia, right, drills holes in a school bus as Daniel Webb steps down from the engine during installation of WiFi technologies on a school bus. The district is installing WiFi on all school buses so they can be used as wireless hotspots for students during extended school closures. The crew has installed 20 units since Monday and has more than 100 to go at this location.
Austin schools foreman Roland Garcia, right, drills holes in a school bus as Daniel Webb steps down from the engine during installation of WiFi technologies on a school bus. The district is installing WiFi on all school buses so they can be used as wireless hotspots for students during extended school closures. The crew has installed 20 units since Monday and has more than 100 to go at this location.
Julia Robinson for Education Week
School & District Management Rapid Deployment of Remote Learning: Lessons From 4 Districts
Chief technology officers are facing an unprecedented test of digital preparedness due to the coronavirus pandemic, struggling with shortfalls of available learning devices and huge Wi-Fi access challenges.
David Rauf, March 19, 2020
8 min read
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Indiana
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
5 min read
Teacher Preparation Indiana Wants Teachers to Do Externships. So Some Are Headed to the Brewery
Teachers across the state are outraged over a new rule that requires 15 hours of workforce-related professional development.
Madeline Will, May 20, 2019
4 min read
Teaching Profession Indiana Teachers Shot With Plastic Pellets in Active-Shooter Drill, Raising Concerns
The Indiana state teachers' union is pushing to protect student and staff safety during active-shooter trainings.
Madeline Will, March 21, 2019
5 min read
States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Indiana
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
5 min read
States Meet the Indiana Teacher Running to Unseat the State's House Education Chair
"I'm running because I'm not happy with the state of education," said veteran educator Kevin Leineweber, who is one of several teachers running for the state's legislature this year.
Madeline Will, October 30, 2018
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Jennifer McCormick, Indiana’s state schools superintendent, says she won’t seek re-election in 2020.
Jennifer McCormick, Indiana’s state schools superintendent, says she won’t seek re-election in 2020.
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Federal Lame-Duck Indiana Chief Frustrated Over K-12 Governance
Jennifer McCormick, a Republican who will not run for re-election in 2020, says the state's government structure "causes confusion and stretches resources."
Daarel Burnette II, October 23, 2018
3 min read
College & Workforce Readiness How Lemonade Stands Are Teaching Kids 21st-Century Business Skills (Video)
Concerned that schools don't notice or nurture business skills, nonprofits are using the humble lemonade stand to foster entrepreneurship.
Mike Bock, August 3, 2018
1 min read
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion How Indiana Supports College Access and Success for All Students
A state leader shares how research helped raise important considerations for increasing college success and completion in Indiana.
Urban Education Contributor, July 5, 2018
5 min read
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion What Predicts Early College Success for Indiana Students?
Research from REL Midwest examines the student characteristics associated with early college success in Indiana, with a focus on financial aid.
Urban Education Contributor, July 2, 2018
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