Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with the new superintendent of the South Bend Community schools.

If passed, the referenda would add $1.8 million to the district’s general fund and $13 million to improve infrastructure at the district’s schools.

WVPE's Michael Linville speaks with Elkhart Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Haworth about a possible restructuring throughout the school system.

The new ISTEP+ panel tasked with re-writing the state assessment is established and will meet for the first time May 24.

StateImpact Indiana

May 29, 2015

StateImpact Indiana focuses on education issues in the Hoosier state and is a collaboration of the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations.

StateImpact Indiana features can be heard on WVPE Thursday mornings at 6:45 during Morning Edition and at 5:45 Thursday afternoons during All Things Considered.

Senate fiscal leader Luke Kenley says the budget reserves are a little less than the 12 percent level they'd been aiming for.

What do state lawmakers, teachers and other school advocates have to say about moving the IREAD-3 test to second grade?

The House Education Committee held a hearing Tuesday on a bill that would require high school students to pass the 100-question civics exam before graduation.

Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.