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EDUCATORS’ VILLAGE: To recruit teachers, Indianapolis built an Educators’ Village. But was it enough of an incentive? Chalkbeat
INTERVENTION: Teachers have a lot at stake in what happens in their classrooms, but does that give them legal standing to challenge outside intervention in low-performing schools and districts? Chalkbeat
INNOVATION: The Mind Trust recently recruited Kimberly Neal, a former principal for two prominent charter school networks, to help shape education in Indianapolis. Here’s how her background will contribute to her new role. Hechinger Report
UNDERSTANDING RACE: How one Delaware high school is working to drive stronger connections between white teachers and their students of color. Hechinger Report
SCOUTS: The Boy Scouts of America is working with Indianapolis schools and organizations to attract more black youth. Indianapolis Recorder
BULLYING: A new report found that half of all Indiana schools reported zero instances of bullying last academic year. RTV6
But new data from the National Center for Education Statistics may indicate that cyberbullying is becoming more common. Indy K12
FUNDRAISING: The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce raised more than $75,000 to fund scholarships and other resources for students in East Chicago and Hammond. NWI
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School libraries can serve as a “lifeline out of a bad situation” for kids with trauma or facing persecution — but they need librarians to work. NWI
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY: A new law designed to protect children riding the bus is taking effect as families prepare to head back to the classroom. The Statehouse File
TORNADO SHELTERS: One state lawmaker wants the Indiana legislature to take a harder look at how well schools are providing shelter spaces to defend students against natural disasters. RTV6
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