Back to School
As the summer break draws to a close, students across the state are returning to the classroom. During the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers supported a number of initiatives aimed at helping students and schools have a successful 2015-2016 school year.
Here is a brief look at a few policies adopted this year:
The new state budget allocates over half of Indiana’s General Fund dollars to K-12 education.
Indiana’s most effective teachers will be eligible to receive $30 million in bonuses from the Teacher Performance Grant program. For the first time, school boards are able to make these bonuses part of the teachers’ permanent salaries.