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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 Mike Pence has withdrawn an application for $80 million in federal funds.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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Atten-Dance

Students at Croninger Elementary School got to dance for a half hour during school for perfect attendance during the time leading up to ISTEP+.

Video: 100 percent fun

Croninger Elementary School 3rd-grader Audrey Marks, left, 4th-grader Madison Cocks, 5th-grader Kyia Clair and 4th-grader Marisslyn Horne follow along with a dance video during the Atten-Dance party Friday for students with 100 percent attendance during the time leading up to ISTEP+. Elementary and middle school students will begin this year's first round of ISTEP+ testing Monday, a week later than originally planned because of school closures in January and February.

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