February 17 through 23

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The Batesville Community Education Foundation benefits Batesville through engaging yet practical school programs that go beyond the basics.

BCEF was established to provide additional funding for innovative learning opportunities that go beyond the basics in academics, athletics, and the arts in the Batesville public schools, enhancing the educational environment for all students. Read more.

See a complete list of our corporate sponsors here.


BIS Third Grade Students Thank BCEF

BCEF received a packet of hand-written thank you notes from BIS third grade teacher Peggy Lyness and her students, telling us how much they appreciated the flexible learning space items purchased with our recent $30,000 donation to BPS and BIS.

Notes like these are why we do what we do.

Read excerpts from the letters here.

Alumni Spotlight

Adam Kruse - Class of 2000

Check out our next installment of Alumni Spotlight, as we catch up with Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Adam Kruse, BHS Class of 2000.


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How Public Schools Are Funded

How Public Schools Are Funded

Why the Batesville Community Needs BCEF

Stretching the dollars as far as they can go, the schools have little left for unique opportunities such as practical, hands-on experiences and real-world exploration. This is where BCEF steps in, funding programs like the cutting-edge flexible learning spaces initiative and equipment for the popular and effective Project Lead the Way engineering courses. Continue reading.

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