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The Senate may take up a bill to scrap Indiana schools' state-mandated tests. Republicans Luke Kenley of Noblesville and Ryan Mishler of Bremen have proposed junking the Core 40 end-of-course assessments entirely, and replacing ISTEP with something shorter, cheaper, and easier...
A request for more money for charter schools could end up linked to stricter rules for authorizing them. Governor Pence has asked budgeters to set aside extra money for charter schools to close a funding gap with traditional schools. Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley (R...
Charles Larsen (photo courtesy Indiana State Police) Authorities arrested a Columbia City man Friday on nearly two dozen counts of various crimes against children. Indiana State Police (ISP) say 45-year-old Charles Larson faces three counts of child molesting, ten counts of...
James Rendon (photo courtesy RTV6) Purdue University announced Friday that a student has been arrested and suspended following allegations of sexual assault at a university fraternity. The Purdue University Police Department says it was notified Thursday by another university's...
The flu virus death toll so far this season now stands at 97 in Indiana. The State Department of Health released its latest figures Friday. They say 93 of the deaths occurred in those over the age of 50. Counties with five or more associated deaths include: Allen, Hamilton,...
Metro Police are searching for a man accused of shooting a store employee early Friday morning. The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. at the business located in the 6700 block of East 38th Street. Police say an unidentified black man entered the store and became argumentative...
Devon Powell and Kyle Hampton (photos courtesy IMPD) IMPD detectives arrested two men accused of robbing a west side gas station early Friday morning. Officers were called around 3:00 a.m. to the Speedway gas station in the 9200 block of Crawfordsville Road on a report of a...
The Indiana University Public Policy Institute has unveiled a new project designed to help state communities succeed in the future. Director Mark Lawrance says they're launching the $700,000 "Thriving Communities, Thriving State Project." He says the project will create three...
The Indy Yoga Movement is a nonprofit group bringing the practice into schools around central Indiana. Suzy Bindley, president and co-founder says schools are embracing the program. It has reached over 3-thousand students in 12 different schools and organizations. She says...