Governor Daniels calls the 2011 session a success while Democrats say some of the bills that were passed will hurt Hoosiers.
Charter schools in Indiana set to expand greatly with Governor Daniels' signature.
Opponents of the bill say it will drain money from the traditional public school system.
The Senate also passed an amendment raising the percentage of charter school teachers who must be licensed.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett testified on a number of ideas, including the new school funding formula.
Indiana’s public schools will not be required to help fund charter school transportation.
Indiana's charter school program could expand under new laws.
Education changes proposed by Governor Mitch Daniels range from changing how teachers are evaluated to reducing the scope of collective bargaining.
A group calling for reform of education gives Indiana a “B” for its laws making it easier for charter schools to exist and expand in the state.