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GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana must act now to protect children

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana must act now to protect children

Children have the right to be safe. Yet in Indiana, girls are more likely to be sexually assaulted than almost anywhere else in the country.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am
Superintendents grapple with changes affecting K-12 education

Superintendents grapple with changes affecting K-12 education

Last year was pivotal for K-12 education in Indiana with a number of hot button issues including collective bargaining, vouchers, teacher evaluation and merit pay.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Researcher: Ind. education reforms not likely to improve achievement

Researcher: Ind. education reforms not likely to improve achievement

A top education researcher at Indiana University says when the results of these reforms are analyzed in years to come, don't be surprised if student achievement is about the same as it was before the politicians shook up the system.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am

Hundreds of students use vouchers in Northwest Indiana

Nearly 3,800 students across Indiana have taken advantage of the school vouchers as of September, state officials said.

October 11, 2011 1:00 pm
Indiana offers little regulation for home schooling

Indiana offers little regulation for home schooling

Indiana is one of 10 states with minimal regulations for students who are home-schooled, according to the nationally recognized Homeschool Legal Defense Association.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am Related

Crown Point referendum paves way for other school districts

The Crown Point Community School Corp. has paved the way for local districts seeking voter approval for tax increases to aid in funding shortfalls, region school officials said.

May 03, 2011 10:45 pm

Charting a better coursel? A look at charter vs. public school ISTEP scores

Even as the Indiana Senate looks at legislation to expand the number of charter schools across Indiana, there still is considerable debate about their effectiveness.

March 21, 2011 9:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Old-school education needs reforms

EDITORIAL: Old-school education needs reforms

A new survey shows more Hoosiers say K-12 education is getting worse, not better. This comes even as public school teachers rally in large numbers in support of public schools.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am Related

GUEST COMMENTARY: Analyzing trends emerging from school referendums

Indiana had 18 school referendums in the November election. Six passed; 12 were defeated. Why were there so many referendums? And what explains the results?

December 04, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: 'For the kids' spin is deceptive advertising

Every few years an issue re-emerges in Indiana, one that deserves more serious, objective public debate but seems mired in emotionalism and politics. That issue this next legislative session is full-day kindergarten for all Hoosier 5-year-olds.

November 03, 2010 12:00 am
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