Indiana education officials want to shine a spotlight on the issues homeless Hoosiers face, and the state has made moves to improve information and advance the conversation for how best to serve homeless students in schools. The focus on homelessness this week involved a meeting in Indianapolis of around 900 school liaisons, superintendents, and other education professionals, specifically, to talk about homeless children and youth. It's the first year the state has offered a training of this...
Arts and Culture
Joseph Daley is an internationally recognized composer, educator, and leader of his own Tuba Trio, which will be coming to Fort Wayne on March 20th, for a concert at the Big Apple Jazz Club.
There will be a special legislative session later this year. The governor made the official announcement Monday , and lawmakers will likely take up some unfinished education issues when they reconvene. Bills on school finances and security failed in the final hours of this year’s legislative session. Much of the debate on the school finances bill focused mostly on the management of Muncie and Gary schools, but Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick says there were other key...
Behind The Mic
To volunteer show host, Bill Forsythe , unwinding for the weekend means serving up a freeform mix of jazz-driven music, which he does, every other Friday night, on WBOI's "Friday Vibe."