INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, has scaled back another of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's pricey plans, this time halving Pence's proposal to immediately spend $400 million set aside last year for long-term road construction projects.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Senate Education Committee gutted a top priority on Gov. Mike Pence's legislative agenda Wednesday, one week after the Republican governor personally asked the panel for their support.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence appears eager to claim victory for his 2014 legislative agenda, which emerged relatively unscathed on its first trip through the Republican-controlled House and Senate.
Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary leads the state with the highest number of students using vouchers, at 257 vouchers, for the 2013-14 school year.
HAMMOND | St. Casimir Catholic School may have surpassed every other region school with the most students on vouchers this school year.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House responded Thursday to Republican Gov. Mike Pence's call for state-supported preschool, voting 87-9 for nearly the same pilot program it approved last year that was killed by the Senate.
GARY | Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary, which has some 370 students, many of whom are using state vouchers, earned an F as its grade for 2013.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Democrats will push next year to make kindergarten mandatory across Indiana while also having prekindergarten classes available in every school corporation.
Some students are using state vouchers to attend private schools rated the same or worse than their public school counterparts.
As the Indiana voucher program enters its third year, with more than 9,300 students enrolled in private schools this academic year, some still say the program pushes the limits of the state constitution's clause calling for separation of church and state.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday signed into law Indiana's $30 billion, two-year state budget that keeps spending increases below the inflation rate and provides Hoosiers more than a billion dollars in tax cuts.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, who led budget negotiations for the Senate Democrats, is disappointed with the spending and tax cut plan approved last week by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation expanding access to Indiana's private school voucher program was tweaked by a Senate committee Tuesday.
Several local educators and families will be part of a rally Tuesday in Indianapolis in support of public education.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wholeheartedly embraced charter schools and Indiana's private school voucher program during a Statehouse rally Monday where he declared "education reform rocks."
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence defended his proposed income tax cut during his first State of the State address Monday, and pledged to expand the availability of private school vouchers, promote vocational education and encourage strong families.
INDIANAPOLIS | A top Senate Republican appeared ready Wednesday to kill legislation intended to increase the availability of private school vouchers.
Enrollment in Indiana’s voucher program more than doubled in its second year, with 9,324 families signing up to participate in 2012-13.
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