Meghan Mangrum, Chalkbeat

Meghan Mangrum

Chalkbeat

Florida, United States

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Past:
  • Chalkbeat
  • The Atlantic

Past articles by Meghan:

Indy business leaders promise to fight for preschool for more kids

Indiana business and civic leaders launch efforts to lobby for an expansion of preschool opportunities for Hoosier children. → Read More

What makes a preschool great: 4 things parents should look for

Experts agree on the benefit of preschool, but programs vary widely in Indiana. There are certain things parents should look […] → Read More

The robots are coming! Hundreds of Indiana elementary schools get funds to teach science and math through robotics

A $290,000 donation will be shared by 400 Indiana elementary school to establish robotics programs for fourth and fifth graders. → Read More

With students speaking 10 different languages, teachers at Indianapolis’ ‘Newcomer’ school find creative ways to communicate

Indianapolis Public School’s brand new program for students who have just arrived in the country opened its doors for the […] → Read More

Teachers in Indianapolis Find Creative Ways to Communicate at School Where Students Speak 10 Languages

At a “newcomer” school, students speak so many languages that teachers have to find creative ways to communicate. → Read More

Rise & Shine: ALEC conference kicks off amid protests, questions of influence

ELECTIONS Glenda Ritz never stopped being a teacher when she became state superintendent — for better or worse. Chalkbeat POLICY […] → Read More

Teachers brave heat to vent anger over ALEC’s influence on Indiana education laws

Dozens of educators from across the state today joined a protest of the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange […] → Read More

Why one Indianapolis township includes a bus tour in its new teacher orientation

As part of their introduction to the community, every year Wayne Township takes new teachers on a bus tour of […] → Read More

Expert at Black Expo tells teachers: Start by looking in the mirror to better help students cope with violence

Consultant and former IPS teacher at Indiana’s Black Expo leads conversation on how teachers talk about trauma — their students […] → Read More

Too few and too busy: With school counselors overwhelmed, Indiana kids fall through cracks

With Indiana one of the worst states for the number of school counselors per student, counselors don’t have enough time […] → Read More

Indiana educators help students respond to news of violence and fury

After a series of violent events throughout the country, Indiana educators and experts help students respond to these emotional situations. → Read More

Girls Scouts, math and forensics help keep kids engaged with summer learning

“We want to keep their minds sharpened, so when they come to school next fall, they will be prepared,” said […] → Read More

Indiana native to ‘come home’ and lead Teach for America

The Indianapolis office of Teach for America named a former Chicago corps member and native Hoosier as its new executive […] → Read More

Religious schooling is the top reason parents use vouchers, survey finds

Parents who use Indiana’s voucher program say the opportunity for their kids to get religious instruction was the most important […] → Read More

Parents of young children get a number to call for help finding preschools

Early Learning Indiana will use more than $10 million in federal grant money to support a statewide push to help […] → Read More