Proponents of traditional public schools are upset about the Indiana General Assembly forgiving startup loans for charter schools — even schools that failed. They make a good point.
While we're glad the Indiana Supreme Court upheld Indiana's school voucher law, we're not in a rush to see that law expanded.
GARY | Nearly 200 students, teachers and parents from Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary will participate in a rally supporting school vouchers at the Indiana statehouse Monday sponsored by School Choice Indiana.
One of the great Indiana success stories of the past decade is what we’ve accomplished in the area of education reform. I am always proud to tell the story of our state’s success in Washington, D.C., and now, as I begin my service as chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Early Childhood…
As the nation celebrates National School Choice Week today through Friday local and state school choice supporters said they'd like to see changes in the law to give parents even more options.
Legislation to expand eligibility for school vouchers in Indiana needs to be scrapped, at least for now.
The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on the Meredith v. Daniels lawsuit challenging Indiana's school vouchers law. The court should uphold the law.
Indiana Supreme Court justices will hear arguments this morning on whether the state's school voucher system is the turkey its detractors claim it is.
Gary Community School Corp.'s enrollment figures are evidence that Gary's parents want choices in the types of schools their children attend.
Indiana has moved quickly on a number of school reform issues. It's important to continue this change, with the principle of putting the parent in charge of a child's education being paramount.
GARY | Local parents and families interested in exploring educational options for their children will have an opportunity to learn more about the state’s school voucher program, tax credit scholarships, tax deductions, and other forms of school choice during informational sessions.
Local parents and families interested in exploring educational options for their children will have an opportunity to learn more about the state’s school voucher program, tax credit scholarships, tax deductions and other forms of school choice during informational sessions next week.
School choice has Indiana brimming with opportunity and the benefits of change are being seen across the state. As the current school year starts drawing to a close, it is time to evaluate what has transpired, how well the voucher program is serving Hoosiers and what’s in store for the year ahead.
The American Legislative Exchange Council gave Indiana a B grade on its education reform polices, including academic standards, school choice programs, charter schools, online learning and the state's ability to hire good teachers and fire bad ones. That's up from a C+ in 2010.
The launch this year of Indiana's school voucher program — the biggest debut of any voucher program so far — has been a success. Nearly 4,000 students are in private schools as a result.
With 3,919 students participating in Indiana's voucher program, supporters are calling it a success for the first year.
For decades, Indiana's school-choice programs have helped send Hoosier students to the colleges of their choice and provided school books and bus transportation for children in private schools. Never before have programs like these been challenged on constitutional grounds. Until now.
The Indiana Department of Education released final figures Thursday regarding Indiana's new school voucher program, reporting that nearly 4,000 students from low- and moderate-income families have taken advantage of the program.
The first year of school vouchers in Indiana is seeing some major shifts in certain school districts. The loss of students means the loss of funds.
Nearly 3,800 students across Indiana have taken advantage of the school vouchers as of September, state officials said.
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