Higher education reporter for Chalkbeat Indiana, in partnership with Open Campus.
Make more money, faster: Indiana banks on the appeal of a one-year college certificate
It’s part of the state’s bid to increase the number of college-educated adults and meet changing workforce needs. Still, advocates and experts say Indiana can do more.
June 27, 2022
‘Women in welding’: This Indiana high school teacher is on a mission to inspire girls to take her shop class
"When I applied for my first welding job, it was a struggle," Kim Rosenbaum said. "They weren’t sure if they wanted a female welder there. I convinced them that I can do this."
May 18, 2022
How much money do high school graduates make? Indiana digs into the numbers.
State officials hope the new information moves the goalpost beyond high school graduation.
April 19, 2022
It’s time for colleges to prove their value, Indiana leader says
At a time when the future of higher education is uncertain, the state's higher education commissioner said, the colleges that will survive “will resist the temptation for incremental change, but rather embrace the reality that students — young and older — will expect a dramatically different system of learning and ways of showing their competence.”
February 9, 2022
Proposed Indiana law could unlock millions in college financial aid
Indiana ranked in the bottom half of states last year for FAFSA completion, with 55.9% of seniors filing.
January 27, 2022
Indianapolis scholarship pays off college bills, giving students another shot at a degree
For tens of thousands of Hoosiers, the cost of returning to college is more than just tuition — it requires cash up front for unpaid bills from their previous attempts at degrees.
January 12, 2022