Bill on student religious freedom clears the Indiana Senate

A Senate panel amended the bill last week to remove a section that would have required school districts to adopt policies creating a “limited public forum” for prayer at school activities such as assemblies and sporting events.

Indiana student earns B.A., high school diploma at same time

18-year-old Raven Osborne, a high school senior at 21st Century Charter School in Gary, will earn a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Purdue University Northwest on May 5, the same month she will earn a high school diploma from the charter school.