The state Department of Education announced today that Indiana has received a three-year extension from the U.S. Department of Education for the state’s No Child Left Behind waiver. This flexible status exempts the state from various provisions of the federal education law.
Adam Lonnberg of Evansville's Signature School and Margaret Christy of Franklin Central on Indianapolis' southside were named 2015's Mr. and Miss Math. Adit Chandra and Helena Ma, both from Carmel High School were named Mr. and Miss Science.
Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis Ferebee and two other administrators are at the White House today for a conversation on school discipline. Reducing suspension and expulsions rates is a priority of the Obama administration and is an ongoing focus at IPS.