The annual Indiana College Readiness report found 82 percent of Hoosier students who enrolled in college in 2014 were prepared for coursework -- that's an improvement of five percentage points from the previous year.
Indiana's 21st Century Scholar program offers income-eligible Hoosier students up to four years of full tuition at certain Indiana colleges. In 2014-2015 school year, the number of 21st Century Scholars taking and completing 30 credit hours per year increased by 23 percent at four-year colleges and 24 percent at two-year colleges.
The Indiana General Assembly created the STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund in 2013. This year's grants will help fund special training for the teachers in the STEM subjects, dual credit credentials, mentoring programs and retain teachers.
A panel of educators, lawmakers and higher education officials met Tuesday to discuss how to deal with an impending policy change that one K-12 leader said will "decimate" the dual credit options for high school students.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...