A Syrian family that was set to be resettled in Indiana has been diverted to Connecticut. The change in the family’s destination came after Indiana Governor Mike Pence asked for a stop to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in his state.
Many districts have already started, including many suburban schools. Then there are Catholic schools and the changes, closures and consolidations brought on by the archdiocese. And, our neighbors in Northwest Indiana are dealing with a new state funding formula and a shortage of teachers.
We're Indiana bound as we give a little love to "the region" exploring some issues facing the Hoosier state in 2015 with WBEZ's Michael Puente. We recap the Winter Classic. And, we speak with a best-selling author whose book boasts bacon and a fool-proof fitness plan.