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July 30, 2017
Do vouchers actually expand school choice? Not necessarily — it depends on how they’re designed
Who benefits most from private school voucher programs: families with few options or the schools themselves?
November 15, 2016
As Trump education secretary speculation heats up, Indiana names top the list
Education policy watchers have cited Tony Bennett and Luke Messer as possible candidates.
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November 9, 2016
Could Donald Trump put Mike Pence in charge of education policy as VP? Here’s his Indiana education record
As a congressman and as governor, Pence has raised fears of federal intrusion in to education.
October 31, 2016
With days to the election, these questions loom large over the future of Indiana schools
What direction will Indiana choose and how will affect schools?
October 5, 2016
Gregg: The only way politicians can help Indiana schools is by working together
The Democratic candidate for governor explains where he stands on major education issues.
October 4, 2016
Holcomb: The best teachers expect a lot and invest even more in their students
Holcomb, Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor, says he often draws on early school experiences to inform his education policies.
July 26, 2016
In replacing Pence in governors race, Holcomb calls for cooperation on education
Indiana’s Republican party today solved one political mystery by naming Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb as its candidate for governor but, for educators, another huge question…
July 15, 2016
Could Pence leaving the governor’s race actually hurt Ritz’s chances?
The governor and state superintendent have had epic battles over education the last four years
State Superintendent Race
June 11, 2016
Ritz vs. McCormick is the 2016 showdown for Indiana state superintendent
Yorktown school Superintendent Jennifer McCormick today was named the Republican choice to challenge incumbent Democrat Glenda Ritz in the November election for state superintendent at…
June 2, 2016
Surprise! Pence is interested in federal preschool funding afterall
Less than two years ago, he declined to apply for federal preschool money.
May 3, 2016
Indiana data system fusing education, jobs needs state funding to continue
The “Indiana Network of Knowledge” would create a centralized system to show education and workforce trends across the state.
May 2, 2016
Indiana teachers to lawmakers: ISTEP replacement should be shorter, more useful
Lawmakers made final recommendations to a 23-member panel that will meet throughout the year to explore new test options.
March 22, 2016
Gov. Pence signs ISTEP’s death warrant, kicks off two-year rush to replace exam
A 23-member panel of teachers, parents and others now have about 700 days to come up with a new test for Indiana.
February 23, 2016
Bill that would kill ISTEP passes Senate but debate over rescore remains
The bill next heads to a conference committee so lawmakers can work through their differences.
February 17, 2016
Senate panel nixes pricey ISTEP rescore
The bill, which also proposes the test expire in 2017, passed 8-3 and next heads to the full Senate.
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