INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education’s Office of eLearning announced Monday the recipients of the 2019 Digital Learning grants. This year’s grants offer up to $50,000 to support districts in building digital initiatives in areas such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mat…

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MUNCIE — Ball State University junior Lydia Kotowski of Floyds Knobs was named a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, the nation’s premier graduate fellowship for students pursuing careers as public service leaders.


SOUTHERN INDIANA — As more than 1,000 people filled the Indiana Statehouse Saturday for the Red for Ed rally, Southern Indiana teachers were among those advocating for higher education spending and better teacher pay.

JEFFERSONVILLE – The Greater Clark County Schools Board of Trustees is now accepting applications for the position of superintendent. In order to be considered for the position, a complete application package must be received by March 31.


CLARKSVILLE —“You just don’t understand!” is a common statement teenagers say to their parents — and vice versa. “Freaky Friday” — the musical by Disney — gives one rebellious teenage girl and her stressed-out mom the chance to understand what the other is going through when they accidentall…

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FLOYDS KNOBS — Floyd County Sheriff Frank Loop confirmed Wednesday afternoon that two females, ages 13 and 14, were arrested in connection with the latest school threat, this time targeting Floyd Central High School and Highland Hills Middle School. Both were Highland Hills students.

INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers say the latest amendment to an Indiana House bill pertaining to Jeffersonville's Promise would widen the opportunities for students, but the mayor says some of its language isn't realistic and doesn't know how the overall bill could affect whether or not the initiati…

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Coalitions in Clark and Scott counties that are working to fight the drug crisis are among 10 in the state to each be awarded $75,000 in state grants to help develop and improve their coalitions.

NEW ALBANY — Brad Snyder has been superintendent of the New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. for one year. And to celebrate his anniversary, he gave a first-ever state of the corporation report to members of the school board and public Monday night.

NEW ALBANY — Indiana University Southeast’s School of Business received a $17,500 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to establish the Duke Energy Nonprofit Academy, a professional development conference at IU Southeast.

CLARK COUNTY — Next week marks the start of the fourth annual Clark County CARES Drug Facts Week, a free lineup of community events dedicated to seeking solutions to Southern Indiana's drug and addiction crisis and offering resources and support.

NEW ALBANY — When the New Albany Little League decided to leave its facility off Mount Tabor Road, the plan was to build fields for all levels at Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park. The league followed through with that plan, but with one omission. A bigger field for older players is not part o…

CLARK COUNTY — There was a packed house Monday as the Greater Clark County Schools board seated three new members at its first regular meeting of the year.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — Each new year brings with it changes to Southern Indiana — new and closing businesses, changes in leadership and government structure, new crimes and closed cases.

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CLARK COUNTY — In an emotionally charged special meeting Monday morning, the Greater Clark County school board voted 4-2 to approve the terms of the resignation tendered last week by superintendent Andrew Melin.

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An Indianapolis attorney familiar with Title IX proceedings, Bradley Keffer believes changes are needed in the federal rules governing how schools and universities handle sexual violence and harassment allegations.


JEFFERSONVILLE — Two downtown Jeffersonville elementary schools have been approved for sale to a pair of well-established community organizations, but some residents believe the properties should have brought a better price.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — A public hearing has been set to discuss proposed amendments to Greater Clark County Schools superintendent Andrew Melin's contract — a plan on which current and soon-to-be-seated board members may differ.


SOUTHERN INDIANA — Inaccessibility of child care in the state has major economic impacts, but local directors say it's not so easy, or profitable, to run a day care center.

NEW ALBANY — Mental health workers are seeing success in the New Albany Floyd County School Corp., but the program funding their efforts may never be self-sustaining.


SOUTHERN INDIANA — On a single April day this year in Indiana, more than 3,000 drivers violated school bus safety standards and passed a bus that had its stop arm — the stop sign on the side of a bus that swings out when nearby vehicles need to stop — extended, according to data from the Ind…

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