- House Enrolled Act 1427 (2013)
- Indiana Education Roundtable resolution approving Common Core (2010)
- Indiana Education Roundtable presentation on Common Core (2010)
- Indiana Department of Education evaluation of Common Core (2013)
- Indiana grade-level resources for implementing Common Core (2013)
- Indiana Department of Education standards guidance for 2013-14 school year
- Common Core State Standards Initiative
I am so sick and tired of the fear mongering foisted upon us by the Obama administration.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers spent nearly seven hours last week listening to expert and public testimony concerning Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, accused the National Security Agency Monday of violating constitutional protections against unlawful searches following disclosures the spy agency collected and stored the telephone and Internet records of all Americans.
If you’re a Democrat, you’re looking over your shoulder heading into the 2014 Affordable Care Act installation (and mid-term elections) and pointing out that people with pre-existing conditions will be covered, there no longer will be annual limits for coverage received, and that college kid…
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is no longer a member of Congress, but that's not stopping him from pushing for the federal media shield law he championed during his 12 years in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON | The Obama administration's newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.
It's heartening that the Indiana Legislature provides gainful employment to the mentally challenged, but sometimes they introduce bills that become laws.
MERRILLVILLE | The Americans for Prosperity group's "Obama's Failing Agenda Tour" stopped Thursday in Merrillville.
WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama warned China Tuesday that it would not be allowed to gain a competitive advantage in world trade by "skirting the rules."
A "perfect storm" for the clash of church and state took shape in just two days last month.
WASHINGTON | Eager to command center stage in a year dominated by Republican infighting, President Barack Obama is polishing a State of the Union address that will go to the heart of Americans' economic anxiety and try to sway voters to give him four more years.
GARY | The job-creation potential of clean-energy investments is being muted as a result of attacks on working people and the middle class, supporters of the labor movement said at a Tuesday rally.
Every time President Barack Obama opens his big mouth, the stock market drops like a rock, and since my retirement IRA is tied to the stock market, I frankly cannot afford any more of his senseless speeches.
The message Jay Williams gave Thursday is what all of Northwest Indiana needs to hear -- that the glory days of old aren't coming back, that we must work together to bring a new glory to the region.
One-time Midwest lawmakers who painstakingly scrutinized Osama bin Laden's hatred of the United States cautiously celebrate his demise.
Though U.S. military air support has stabilized the position of rebels fighting against the regime's dictator in Libya, it is unclear if it will turn the tide in the rebels' favor, two region political science experts said.
Indiana should follow U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's advice and get its act together on high-speed rail.
How many of our legislators ran on this platform: "I am going to try and ram my party's agenda down the other party's throat regardless of whether it is good for the state or the country? I promise to not work with the other side, and if I can't get my way I will run off, shirking the respon…
CHESTERTON | U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made an impassioned pitch Thursday to 300 Northwest Indiana business leaders to become partners with the Obama administration when it comes to high-speed rail.
One of the lessons from 9/11 was that the United States needed more human intelligence assets to protect the nation from attacks. The WikiLeaks website has jeopardized that protection through the release of classified U.S. diplomatic information.
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