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Blighted homes to become Near Eastside teachers village

INDIANAPOLIS — As early as April, 20 vacant, boarded-up houses on the Near Eastside could be the home of Indianapolis’ first teachers village. The project, the result of 18 months… Read more »

Indiana University police hires chief diversity officer

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – The Indiana University Police Department has appointed its first-ever chief diversity officer. The Herald Times reports that Wayne James became chief diversity officer Sept. 4. James is… Read more »

Taylor University Ranked Number Two Midwest College by U.S. News

Upland, Ind. – Taylor University is the number two institution in the category Best Regional Colleges in the newly-released 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey, America’s Best Colleges. The… Read more »

IPS hears concerns over school closings

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- The public had its last chance to convince IPS school board members not to close several popular high schools. It’s been a hot button issue since the district… Read more »

Carmel daycare children send messages to Harvey victims

CARMEL, Ind. (WTHR) – A simple sign of thoughtfulness is on its way to Texas, courtesy of a Carmel daycare. Miss April’s “Bunny Class” at Goddard Carmel City Center made… Read more »

IPS teacher collects school uniform donations for Arsenal Tech students

INDIANAPOLIS – A teacher at Arsenal Technical High School has started collecting donations for students who are unable to attend class because they can’t afford the cost of uniforms. IPS… Read more »

LeBron Calls For Love, Unity Before Taking Swipe At Trump

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational program to stand up for their beliefs. On Tuesday… Read more »

University of Evansville Announces New Test-Optional Admission Policy

High School Students Can Apply to UE without Submitting SAT or ACT Scores The University of Evansville will become a “test optional” school beginning with the class entering in fall 2018. Applications open… Read more »

Flooded during summer storm, Lewis Cass Jr.-Sr. HS is ready for start of school year

WALTON, Ind.—Less than one month ago, parts of Central Indiana were struck by severe weather, flooding and even tornadoes. Cass County was among the hardest hit areas. The superintendent of… Read more »

IPS begins school year with shortage of bus drivers

INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Public Schools began the year with fewer bus drivers than needed, and are looking to hire more staff. The largest school district within the state is short… Read more »