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6:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

As ISTEP Worries Rack Schools, Some Parents Opt Their Kids Out

Students taking the ISTEP on computers have regularly encountered problems with the test, which is used in a variety of school and teacher quality metrics.
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The road to this year’s ISTEP+ test has been bumpy.

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Weather Closings
5:43 am
Mon March 2, 2015

School delays for Monday, March 2

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The following schools have a 2-hour delay today:

Attica Consolidated School Corporation

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation

Clinton Central School Corporation

Clinton Prairie School Corporation

Covington Community School Corporation

Frankfort Community Schools

MSD of Warren County

Rossville Consolidated Schools

Southeast Fountain School Corporation

Southeast Fountain School Corporation

Western Boone Community Schools

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General News
5:39 am
Mon March 2, 2015

New Energy Efficiency Program Faces Criticism

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Despite its easy approval by the Senate, legislation establishing a new energy efficiency program for the state faces heavy criticism from environmental and consumer advocacy groups.  Much of the outcry comes because of what’s known as “lost revenue recovery.”

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General News
5:30 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Legislation Would Make It Easier For Midwives To Work In Indiana

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The House last week easily approved legislation aimed at making it easier for midwives to operate legally in Indiana.  But the bill’s future is less certain in the Senate.

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Weather Closings
1:43 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

TCMS concert postponed this afternoon

The Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society has postponed its "Bold as Brass" concert, originally scheduled for 4:00 this afternoon at St. John's Episcopal Church, because of the weather.

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