The priority for Congress as it convenes in a lame-duck session is to reach an agreement that averts a fiscal crisis. To accomplish that goal, it may also be necessary to agree on major changes to three arcane procedures that govern the House and Senate.
With the political landscape littered with failed attempts to end impasse and frustrated citizens worried about the need for change, many voters are saying they intend to vote for the man, not the party. Apparently they think this approach will get results.
Indiana school corporations no longer have a monopoly on public school programming because the charter movement has given families a choice. But charter schools do not have financial support from state or local government to build, remodel or lease locations for their schools.
“Coming Apart” is about the gradual slip of the American Dream from possibility to impossibility.
Indiana needs its own version of the G.I. Bill aimed at the undereducated. We should formulate a targeted program that is designed so that no adult is left behind.