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Schools

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    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 Mike Pence has withdrawn an application for $80 million in federal funds.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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FWCS extended days are extended, revised

With yesterday's closure, the Fort Wayne Community Schools' extended-day schedule will now go through April 23.

The schedule was initially set to end April 11.

District officials announced Thursday morning they had decided to go through the 25th, a Friday, so the extended days end on a Friday instead of the middle of the week.

The new schedule would make the last day a Wednesday.

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