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Schools

  • Pence won't reconsider seeking US preschool grant
    INDIANAPOLIS - Education advocates pressured GOP Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday to reconsider seeking a federal preschool grant, but the governor rejected calls to apply for up to $80 million in funding.
  • How will pre-K be financed?
    Allen County officials say they are waiting to see where future funding will come from for statewide prekindergarten now that Gov. Mike Pence has withdrawn an application for $80 million in federal funds.
  • For many, home is where the school is
    Michele Berkes-Adams tried several public and charter schools before she withdrew her 14-year-old son, Caedmon, and daughter, Delphi, 12, and started schooling them herself.“My son has Asperger’s.
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Emphasis on Reading

Glenda S. Ritz, Superintendent of Public Instruction for Indiana, reads to third graders at Coesse Elementary School as part of Emphasis on reading

Video: Story time with Indiana's top educator

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Glenda Ritz, Indiana superintendent of Public Instruction, reads to third-grade students at Coesse Elementary School on Friday. This week at Coesse was dedicated to reading. Various people visited the school to read with the students.

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