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Rise & Shine: How one Delaware high school is encouraging harder conversations around race


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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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