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Muncie Schools: School Bus Waiver Hearing Concludes

Muncie Community Schools Plead Their Case on the School Bus Waiver MUNCIE, Indiana – As Mark Burkhardt, Chief Financial Officer of Muncie Community Schools (MCS) said tonight to the four members from the Department of Education and School Transportation, “I certainly don’t envy your decision because both options aren’t really attractive.” Mark was referring to […]

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Mike Pence: Pulls an ‘End Run’ on Glenda Ritz

In gearing up for college football season, it would seem that Mike Pence has decided to pull a classic end run to get around Indiana’s Education Superintendent Glenda Ritz by issuing an executive order to create the Indiana Center for Education and Career Innovation (CECI). The mission of the Center for Education and Career Innovation […]

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Poverty Negatively Impacts Opportunity

At Some Schools, Achievement Lags Behind Opportunity by Jennifer LaFleur, ProPublica Some education experts say the opportunity to take advanced classes is critical to helping low-income students succeed later in life. But opportunity doesn’t always equal achievement. Our new analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that, in some states, Advanced Placement […]