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Eighth grader taken into custody after bringing loaded gun to Belzer Middle School

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township is investigating after an eighth grade student reportedly brought a loaded gun to school on Wednesday. School officials said a… Read more »

2 Indiana bills address school district financial distress

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Two Indiana lawmakers are sponsoring bills to create an early warning system for school districts headed toward financial distress in attempt to avoid a state takeover…. Read more »

New graduation requirements for Indiana high school students will begin with class of 2023

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Starting with the class of 2023, Indiana high school students will face new requirements to graduate. Wednesday, the Indiana State Board of Education voted 7-4 to approve… Read more »

Former Gov. Mitch Daniels makes $769K as Purdue President

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels’ salary recently topped $769,000 a year. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports a portion of the former Indiana governor’s pay was based on… Read more »

Carmel schools superintendent placed on administrative leave

CARMEL, Ind. (WTHR) – The superintendent of Carmel Clay Schools has been placed on paid administrative leave, the district announced Monday night. Superintendent Dr. Nicholas Wahl was not in attendance… Read more »

Racial slur found at Grace College dorm prompts hate crime probe

WINONA LAKE, Ind. — A Christian college in northern Indiana says a racial slur found written outside a student’s dorm room is being investigated as a hate crime. Grace College… Read more »

Indiana University president, state leaders announce $50 million initiative to help stop opioid crisis

INDIANAPOLIS — In response to the nation’s growing opioid crisis, Indiana University will invest $50 million to collaborate with community partners to prevent and reduce addictions. IU President Michael McRobbie… Read more »

IPS serves free meals to children during fall break

INDIANAPOLIS – Although thousands of IPS students are on fall break, the district continues to feed children in need of meals. Children in Indianapolis, whether an IPS student or not,… Read more »

Southport High School mourning after teacher passes away in accident

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Southport community is remembering a high school teacher who passed away on Friday. Megan Woodward died after an accident Thursday on school grounds. She was very… Read more »

Howard University Protesters Interrupt James Comey Convocation Speech

Howard University student activists interrupted James Comey’s keynote convocation speech there late Friday morning, with protesters alternating between various chants of resistance such as “we shall not be moved” and “Black… Read more »