The state’s letter grades don’t take into account the safe and caring learning environment for each child.
In the past 20 years, our largest public universities have accepted more and more out-of-state and foreign students.
Despite the lack of language to address the real issues of teacher pay, the Legislature expects the local districts to pay teachers more.
High school educators are upset with the proposal that they will be held responsible for student post-secondary outcomes six months after graduation.
The small-schools grant should be reinstated in the budget to provide student equity in programming for our children who live in rural communities.
But fighting for what is right for our children in public education is so important that the fight is worth it.
I predict that Indiana will experience a revolving door of appointed state superintendents.
From the beginning, I have believed the Choice Scholarship Program has been about financially saving many religious schools from closing their doors.
Let’s teach them positive ways to cope to stem the impact of youth violence.
Quality teachers cannot be attracted and retained with this economic situation.
Millennials are leading the way by seeking candidates’ positions on issues regardless of political party.
Use the emergency permit if you must, and put in supports toward licensing.
Paying these fees causes many families to sacrifice extra-curricular experiences and sports participation for their children or even curtail family vacations.
Indiana’s business community and parents should demand that students receive cursive instruction.
At nearly 250,000, Indiana has a larger absolutely rural student population than all but eight other states.
A student’s ability to read impacts their learning in every content area and determines the outcome of every assessment. Every test is first a test on the student’s ability to read.
Solving this problem long term will attract and retain quality educators in Indiana.