Mrs. Kerri Carter had no idea we were coming to her classroom with two video cameras.
Incoming freshmen inked proclamations, also signed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick.
The high school graduation rate in the United States has hit a record high of 83.2 percent.
Major changes are on the way for Indianapolis Public Schools.
Using money from an approved referendum, HSE hired 52 teachers. Doing so meant they needed more classrooms.
The Indiana Board of Education has passed on a chance to discuss an outside review of the state's troubled standardized student exam.
Supporters of the Republican-backed bill say it would help districts recruit teachers in high-demand subjects such areas as science, math and special education.
Applicants must be actively enrolled in college and have completed at least one year of undergraduate education.
"I want to network with people, I want to talk to people I've never talked to before. I want them to tell me and show me new things that I've never experienced before."
Republican Gov. Mike Pence announced in October he supported a one-year break in linking teacher pay raises to the ISTEP results of their students.