Education, From The Capitol To The Classroom


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GOP Gov. Nominee Holcomb Gives Slim Insight On Educational Policy

Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb was nominated as the GOP’s gubernatorial  candidate after a vote this afternoon by the Indiana Republican central committee. This puts some distance to the brutal public fights over policy and power between Gov. Mike Pence and Indiana State Superintendent Glenda Ritz – a saga that drove division lines among educators and the public alike. Holcomb, 48, has […]

Numbers Show Experience Gaps Across Demographics

As part of our reporting on education equality, we used the the US Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data and state data to chart some education experience for four demographic groups: black students, students with disabilities, Latino students and white students. For example, while black students make up about one in eight students enrolled, they disproportionately account for more than one […]

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