Morning Bell: Preschool Program Helps Families, Teacher Of The Year Announced
Elle Moxley / StateImpact Indiana
Students at a pre-kindergarten camp in Avon, Ind., play a counting game. The United Way program helps prepare students to start school.
Longfellow creates preschool program for students, parents – “For parents, LaSpina said the classes will cover things they can do at home with their children, like singing certain songs and using ‘teachable moments’ throughout the day while cooking, driving in the car, even watching TV.” Muncie Star Press
Indiana Teacher of the Year goes to Brownsburg educator – “But the Brownsburg elementary school teacher has gone beyond that. Her students are not only painting, drawing and making sculptures in her classroom; they are also donating their art to hospitals to cheer up patients.” Indianapolis Star
How Much Does It Cost to Run an Online School? – “That potential savings highlights questions that critics of online schools have been asking for years: What really happens to that taxpayer-provided money? Is most of it going to educate students? Or are schools pocketing a large profit while cutting corners for students?” StateImpact Ohio
‘Deferred Action’ Program For Immigrant Students Slows Amid Concerns – “Apparently uncertainty about how much information applicants must share with immigration authorities, as well as concerns about the outcome of the presidential election, is making some people reluctant to apply.” The Educated Reporter