Indiana’s State Board of Education approved Wednesday a broad suite of changes to the rules, known as REPA II, used to issue licenses to educators in the state.
The Senate education chairman plans to introduce legislation requiring teachers to find additional sources if students question what they are learning.
If a number of schools in a single district fail, Bennett says the state’s takeover model may be expandable.
This is the second time the proposal has been introduced, but the new version has fewer mandates than the first.
The Indiana legislature did not pass any legislation this past week.
Republicans say right-to-work legislation must be a key issue. Democrats do not want it to dominate the coming session.
The courts have blocked two parts of Indiana’s immigration law and a similar law in Alabama is also being challenged.
A symposium Thursday at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law tackled well-trodden areas of debate on the issue.
Right-to-work legislation would bar unions from charging dues to non-members who work in union shops.
Construction of a $1.6 million runway expansion at Kokomo’s airport was jeopardized because of the FAA shutdown