Indianapolis Business Journal

NOVEMBER 19-25, 2012

This week, find out how Yats' founders are looking to grow the local restaurant chain and read about plans for a new entrance to Circle Centre mall. In Focus, learn what Indiana colleges think about competency-based education. And in Forefront, see what our columnists have to say about the 2012 elections.

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EDITORIAL: University bloat ripe for review

The number of administrative workers at Purdue shot up 54 percent in the past decade, nearly eight times the increase in tenured and non-tenured faculty, Bloomberg reported. Meanwhile, the cost for room, board and other expenses for attending the university swelled 60 percent.

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Don’t ruin Mass Ave

Carol Faenzi hit the nail on the head [Nov. 12 Viewpoint]. I don’t find many who endorse the exterior design of the proposed Mass Ave structure.

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Maurer on target

A note to heartily second your thoughts [Maurer column, Nov. 12] regarding Republican Party politics.

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Ritz should advocate higher teacher salaries

Teachers have the most difficult job in the world. They aren’t paid what they’re worth.” Across Indiana, these words have become cliché. In their guts, Hoosiers know what data has proven—better pay for teachers translates, in the long run, to better outcomes for students.

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Teachers crave rules

The Bennett/Ritz election was a contest between forward motion and status quo. Daniels and Bennett are pressing the accelerator. Ritz represents a tactically oriented teacher group and will pump the brakes to slow change initiatives.

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