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An Indianapolis-based education organization wants to change the way Indianapolis Public School teachers are evaluated for job performance. The Teach Plus Indianapolis Teaching Policy Fellows released their report that summarizes their findings. The organization collected data...
Adrian Anthony (image courtesy of RTV6) A man already in prison for the rest of his life got more prison time, along with an accomplice, for a murder that took place almost two years ago. Adrian Anthony and Christopher Bell were convicted in April of the November 2013 shooting...
OMB Director Chris Atkins (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) The head of Governor Pence's Office of Management and Budget is resigning: Chris Atkins is leaving OMB to become senior vice president at Mainstreet, the residential health care development company founded by Zeke...
Some would argue that the need for good teachers has never been greater. But Indiana's colleges and universities are having trouble finding young people who want those teaching jobs. The number of students at schools of education at many of the state's schools has been falling...
The “berry” popular Christ Church Cathedral Women’s Strawberry Festival is underway. (Thursday, June 11th) The Annual Christ Church Cathedral Women's Strawberry Festival at Monument Circle runs until 6 p.m. or until all the strawberries are gone. More than 300 volunteers are on-...
Westfield isn't waiting for the next U.S. census in five years. Westfield will spend $625,000 on a special interim census to confirm estimates that its population has grown by one-fourth. Population determines cities' share of several state tax distributions -- if the growth...
Indiana State Senator Jim Merritt says they've found links between poverty, hopelessness and illegal dumping of garbage. Merritt heads up Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard's Juvenile Crime Task Force. He says crime and the high school dropout rate are also linked to scattered...
(image courtesy of Facebook) There is one confirmed case of tuberculosis in Clark County, and the State Health Department is investigating two other possible cases. The department learned in late May that a student at Rock Creek Community Academy, a charter school in Sellersburg...
Fourth District Congressman Todd Rokita won't run for the Senate next year. Rokita says in a statement he's been encouraged to join the race for the seat being vacated by Dan Coats, and says he doesn't rule out a statewide campaign in the future. But the former Indiana Secretary...