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Trump Wants All States To Have School Choice Opportunities

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced Thursday a financial plan to expand school choice in all 50 states. In many ways, it is similar to what governor Mike Pence created in Indiana and funding formulas created by the Indiana legislature. In a speech Thursday, Donald Trump said he would allocate $20 billion to states to support […]

The Feds Revisit How We Fund Our Public Schools

StateImpact contributed a story to the project about how changes to Indiana’s funding formula affected schools with high number of English language learners and students living in poverty. We reported how funding played out in Goshen Community Schools, a district with 50 percent English language learners. Today, Cory Turner of NPR’s Ed team has a follow up on […]

Choice Advocacy Group: 8,000 More Kids Could Use Vouchers

A little over a week ago, we published an analysis of Indiana’s voucher program and how it’s evolved over the last five years. The program has grown since the 2011 General Assembly created it and former governor Mitch Daniels signed it into law. It grew because the qualifications for a charter changed dramatically. As the criteria by which […]

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