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Work nears completion on Barr-Reeve renovations

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COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms

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Indiana kids in grades 8 - 12 have access to more tutoring programs

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Scholarships now open for high school seniors

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Remote learning resources for Indianas students

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Local school corporation receiving a major grant

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"We need to be vigilant that it's going to building repairs" Vigo County residents react to proposed tax increase

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"I consider teachers heroes" Study: 96.5% of Indiana schools experiencing teacher shortages

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Indiana Announces Five New GPS Characteristics - here's what that means for your kids

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"Probably not time to take the foot off the gas..." Vigo County Schools to continue masking as cases decline

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Indiana clears next step for its "Graduates Prepared to Succeed" program

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Indiana requiring new special ed licensure for teachers

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COVID-19 cases in the Vigo County schools trend down

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Marshall, Illinois schools working on adding mental health resources

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Ivy Tech invited high school students to check out the campus later this month

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A group of Vigo County students met with state leaders to become stronger leaders in their schools

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Mental health funding opens up for Illinois schools

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Rose-Hulman is one of five colleges to pick up national honors

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Local universities prepare for homecoming weekends

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Vigo County Schools awarded several grants

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Clay Community Schools Navigating Food Shortage and Shipping Delays

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College and Career Fair works to help local high school students find opportunities after graduation

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"It was a great conversation" Linton-Stockton Elementary to reinstate its music program

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Biden plan seeks to expand education, from pre-K to college

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Indiana State University to require COVID-19 vaccine or weekly tests starting next year

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Indiana students can get free classroom help through state program

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Linton-Stockton school corporation in need of more employees

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These local colleges will let you apply for free this week as part of a state initiative

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Paris Union School District picks up $2.5 million grant

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Award winning journalist speaks on ISU's campus

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This Wabash Valley school corporation says they are 'critically short' on bus drivers, drop off delays are possible

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VCSC updates its COVID-19 dashboard - here's how many students, teachers, and staff are out with the virus

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‘Come on people! We're gonna lose America!’ Some express concerns over Vigo County Schools mask mandate

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Ivy Tech set to host Enrollment Days to help new students start the enrollment process

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Teachers in Indiana have access to even more online resources

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Vigo County coach and teacher finalist for Coach of the Year

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Plan on going to tonight's Vigo County School Board meeting? Masks will be required

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Vigo County School Corporation to consider strict mask mandates for grades 7 through 12

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"...that gives us a lot of hope to be able to keep our schools open." VCSC officials discuss COVID-19 dashboard update

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20 Years Later: Remembering 9/11 in the classroom

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VCSC says no schools are currently in danger of moving to remote learning - here's a breakdown of its latest COVID-19 numbers

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Fire safety officials visit EIU with information to keep students safe

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COVID-19 cases and quarantines forced this Wabash Valley middle school to move to remote learning

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VCSC says school busses might be delayed in both the morning and afternoon due to "sporadic bus driver shortages"

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Local school counselor honored for her work during the pandemic

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Indiana allocates more than $19 million to school safety

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Illinois school loses state recognition over mask policy

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This local school corporation starts a mask mandate on Tuesday, here's what that could mean for quarantines there

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Indiana University enrollment dips at regional campuses

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'Not one child I've talked to or been around had a problem with their masks' Northeast North School Corporation mandates masks again

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ISU honor students walk kids to school in a new program at Fuqua

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Lockout lifted at Honey Creek Middle School after 'unverified threat'

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State: 26 Illinois schools report COVID-19 outbreaks

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New executive order from the governor's office could impact Indiana schools

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'It was basically a mass exposure.' COVID-19 cases lead to a two-week Shakamak schools closure

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Greene County Health Department orders this school closed after COVID-19 exposures

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Record numbers of COVID-19 cases reported in Indiana schools

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Local couple gives back to help recent college grads

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38 different states and countries represented in Rose's record-breaking incoming class

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US Surgeon General urges parents and officials take these steps to protect children from Covid-19

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'It has made such a difference in the behaviors in the classroom.' Therapy Dog Connects With Local Kids

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Kids enjoy the first week of the Safe Routes to School Program in Terre Haute

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Ivy Tech takes steps to get students and staff vaccinated

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New Rose-Hulman building works to boost STEM education

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New program offers opportunities to help grow local leaders

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Terre Haute North steps up to help with blood shortage

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A man and his heat wand - keeping student athletes safe in extreme temperatures

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Illinois Board of Education meets with Oblong Schools

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More autism resources will soon be available in Terre Haute

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Masking guidelines stay the same for Vigo County Schools

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Vigo County Schools brace for potential COVID-19 impacts, double down on mask mandates

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Extra police brought in for VCSC meeting as masks continue spark emotion n parents

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Life after prison: This local program works to help former inmates train for their future

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College students with a disability may soon see some student debt relief

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New program promotes safe routes to get to this Vigo County school

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7 ways to support kids' immune systems as they return to school and wait for the Covid vaccine

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Now hiring: VCSC says it will pay for CDL training as it searches for new bus drivers

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A virtual event will give parents the chance to ask questions and learn more about required shots for students

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Mask mandate for Clay County Schools goes into effect Thursday

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods picks up grant to renovate historic campus building

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The Vigo County School Corporation unveils new administration office

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This Wabash Valley school corporation as started new COVID-19 restrictions - see the letter to parents here

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Indiana’s governor backing schools on face mask mandates

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Petition to bring back Linton-Stockton Elementary's music program gains attention

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More Indiana schools requiring masks as COVID-19 cases climb

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Monday was the first day for Deming Early Learning Center in Terre Haute

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As students return to class, Indiana State Police warns teenage drivers to avoid driving distracted

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COVID-19 case numbers are raising concerns as students return to the classroom

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New Illinois law bans ‘hairstyle discrimination’ in schools

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Indiana State University students move into the dorms ahead of new school year

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Police take extra precautions as Vigo County kids head back to school - here's why

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Staff lined the street at SMWC to welcome new students for move-in day

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"Non-compliance is not an option." Superintendent in Illinois receive COVID-19 masking guidance letter from the state

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'There's just such a need for an alternative program...' Vigo Virtual Success Academy set for third year of classes

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'If you don't want to, you should have that choice...' Parents protest new mask mandate for Vigo County schools

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California to require COVID-19 vaccine or test for teachers

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Masks are back for elementary students in Vigo County

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Masks are not mandated for schools in Indiana - but some say they could help stop the spread

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Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate reaches Supreme Court

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'It scares me...' COVID-19 numbers climb in Sullivan County, this teacher shares her thoughts ahead of school year

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Illinois Coronavirus Cases

(Widget updates once daily at 7 p.m. CT)

Cases: 1680908

Reported Deaths: 28023
CountyCasesDeaths
Cook63626111214
DuPage1086211379
Will915681128
Lake802871090
Kane68604874
Winnebago41222561
Madison40178598
St. Clair36326599
McHenry34856331
Champaign27087197
Peoria26991368
Sangamon25818287
McLean23073220
Tazewell20689331
Rock Island18919362
Kankakee17959249
Kendall16268114
Macon15344252
LaSalle15078287
Vermilion14453201
Adams13188152
DeKalb12201134
Williamson12091175
Whiteside8328183
Jackson810494
Boone796583
Coles7918125
Ogle759290
Grundy741386
Franklin7339115
Knox7321169
Clinton7136102
Macoupin6988106
Marion6935144
Henry666177
Effingham6639100
Jefferson6573143
Livingston599498
Stephenson587893
Woodford578492
Randolph5563100
Christian536682
Fulton527977
Monroe5258103
Morgan5088100
Logan495675
Montgomery492882
Lee479760
Bureau444291
Saline436169
Perry433975
Fayette432464
Iroquois422577
McDonough374861
Shelby349848
Jersey336953
Lawrence335533
Crawford333730
Douglas328437
Union307748
Wayne304863
White280833
Richland280157
Hancock274435
Clark266940
Cass266531
Pike265658
Edgar260649
Clay259854
Bond257525
Ford246059
Warren244866
Carroll237138
Moultrie236333
Johnson229732
Wabash217319
Jo Daviess216629
Massac216551
Mason214452
Washington212928
De Witt206530
Greene205640
Mercer205036
Piatt202814
Cumberland190126
Menard172513
Jasper161621
Marshall141721
Hamilton134222
Schuyler108810
Brown106610
Pulaski104612
Edwards104118
Stark81828
Gallatin7939
Alexander73212
Scott7126
Henderson70914
Calhoun6932
Hardin60916
Putnam5674
Pope5566
Unassigned1342433
Out of IL140

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

(Widget updates once daily at 8 p.m. ET)

Cases: 1007681

Reported Deaths: 16470
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1355212121
Lake664101166
Allen57993801
Hamilton46350465
St. Joseph44397615
Elkhart35949510
Vanderburgh32251480
Tippecanoe27933260
Johnson25107445
Hendricks23897359
Porter22929365
Madison18748409
Clark18557252
Vigo17479303
Monroe15263200
LaPorte15173250
Delaware15073263
Howard14748290
Kosciusko12348148
Hancock11728176
Bartholomew11639180
Warrick11292189
Floyd11108215
Wayne10986253
Grant10082220
Morgan9472176
Boone8926115
Dubois8271131
Henry8229152
Dearborn822393
Noble8031106
Marshall7939135
Cass7546121
Lawrence7457171
Shelby7189119
Jackson698289
Gibson6597115
Harrison649192
Knox6421106
Huntington6395100
DeKalb632399
Montgomery6264111
Miami593398
Putnam581278
Clinton576171
Whitley565755
Steuben562576
Wabash5332104
Jasper532079
Jefferson511297
Ripley500586
Adams482576
Daviess4677114
Scott438974
Greene425196
Wells424888
Clay423360
White418764
Decatur4169102
Fayette406587
Jennings387361
Posey376644
Washington359151
LaGrange359078
Randolph3452100
Spencer340243
Fountain335760
Sullivan329452
Starke317171
Owen314771
Fulton312667
Orange293664
Jay284645
Franklin265643
Perry265452
Rush262432
Carroll261934
Vermillion258654
Parke231426
Pike229243
Tipton228159
Blackford193142
Pulaski183757
Crawford159823
Newton158348
Benton150617
Brown146747
Martin138719
Switzerland135011
Warren121116
Union107016
Ohio84613
Unassigned0540