July was a blitz of guest commentaries from the governor’s State Board of Education and his “shadow department of education” (known as the Center for Education and Career Innovation) appointees to influence the public that Glenda Ritz is the problem and not them.
This certificate is proof home schooling and charter schools are the answer to public schools.
MERRILLVILLE | The TRON/AGEK Educational Foundation has secured a location for a potential charter school in Merrillville.
Former and current superintendents of northwest Indiana school districts discuss charter schools.
SOUTH HOLLAND | A woman leading an effort to create a charter school made a confession when she spoke before the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board.
Would someone please listen to former Merrillville schools superintendent Tony Lux?
MERRILLVILLE | As the Town Council continues to consider a special exception request for a proposed charter school, a former Merrillville schools superintendent told Merrillville leaders about potential issues public educators could face if a charter school opens.
MERRILLVILLE | Some Merrillville officials aren't ready to make a decision about a special exception request for the proposed Northwest Indiana Science and Engineering Charter School.
MERRILLVILLE | A new charter school could open this year in Merrillville.
As the 2014 legislative session comes to a close, legislative trends and efforts are clearly earmarked by examples of discrimination, favoritism for religious interests and increased profit making for businesses and investors at the expense of public education. Here are some questions about …
First the corporate education reformers came for our local control through property tax caps, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't paying attention. I didn't know that changing the funding from property tax to state sales/income tax would harm my schools. I was running carpool.
There have been two winds blowing at public education over the last several weeks. The first has been the very cold and snowy wind, which have caused many schools to delay or cancel schools. This decision, never an easy one, has been made by superintendents across Northwest Indiana to keep s…
Indiana legislation continues along the path of discriminatory preference for private and religious interests while public education performance continues to be negatively misrepresented.
Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary, which has 257 students using Choice Scholarship Program vouchers — the highest in the state — is an F school under Indiana's A-F grading system for school accountability.
The most recent release of school grades continues to reveal poor grades for schools in high poverty areas (traditional public and charter). It should not be a surprise.
The latest A-F school accountability grades in Indiana are finally out, accompanied by the customary grumbling or bragging.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's 2014 education agenda is aggressive, to say the least.
Gov. Mike Pence’s assault on the state’s public school system apparently is headed for the fast track.
When the baby boomers were in school, the expectation at home was to do well in school. Doing well was defined as performing sufficiently academically and behaviorally. Failure would have significant consequences.
Finally, someone said it.
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