Morning Bell: Preschool Remains Out Of Reach For Many Indiana Families
Elle Moxley / StateImpact Indiana
Teacher Janet Craig helps students identify colors during at pre-kindergarten camp at Maple Elementary in Avon, Ind. United Way funds the camp, which primarily serves children who weren't enrolled in a preschool program prior to starting school.
Preschool out of reach for many — Post-Tribune – “Indiana is one of 11 states that don’t provide funding for early childhood education programs. A preschool program was noticeably absent from the state’s education reform efforts over the past two years.” Gary Post-Tribune
State school superintendent says IREAD-3, vouchers effective » Evansville Courier & Press – “Bennett said the he did not yet have the results of the [IREAD-3] retesting but estimated probably 9-11 percent of those students weren’t able to read a grade level.”
Martin University wants to work with IPS waiver graduates – “But Indianapolis’ Martin University on Thursday pledged to help those students earn degrees through a new partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools.” Indianapolis Star
EDITORIAL: Hammond schools cut off union president’s pay – “O’Rourke is one of very few teachers union presidents whose salary is paid by the school district and not by the teachers they represent.” The Times of Northwest Indiana