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Tim Skinner

Indiana set to dump Common Core education standards

INDIANAPOLIS | The state is poised to become an education island after the Republican-controlled Senate approved legislation Wednesday fully withdrawing Indiana from the Common Core standards used by 45 other states to define what students should learn at each grade level.

March 12, 2014 6:21 pm

Ind. Senate votes for schools to teach creationism

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to learning the scientific origins of life, Hoosier public school students soon may be taught life was created by God, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, the human mind and/or Xenu, dictator of the Galactic Confederacy.

January 31, 2012 4:50 pm

Coalition organizes to defend public schools

INDIANAPOLIS | More than 100 supporters of traditional public schools decided Saturday they won't stand idly by as state funds pay for private school tuition and Indiana classrooms are turned over to for-profit corporations.

September 24, 2011 4:16 pm
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