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VIRTUAL SCANDAL: With the threat of the closures of Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy looming, the state might not be able to get all its money back. Chalkbeat
OP-EDS: “With freedom and choice comes responsibility,” writes the IBJ editorial board, blaming politics for clouding accountability in the case of the virtual charter schools scandal. IBJ
“Where did the money go?” asks The Statehouse File publisher John Krull, calling the costs of the virtual charter schools scandal “tragic” and “real.” The Statehouse File
The News-Sentinel’s editorial board calls on the state’s teacher pay commission to come up with meaningful ways to increase teacher pay. News-Sentinel
PAYCHECK BOOSTS: Some Indiana educators look to teach online or take on other jobs that pay better than classroom teaching. Fox59
HOMETOWN ROOTS: A look back at new IPS superintendent Aleesia Johnson’s Evansville roots. Courier & Press
SUMMER VACATION: The Indianapolis Fire Department rolls out a truck to encourage kids to read over the summer. WTHR
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