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Statehouse Deals Nearing On Budget, Common Core 'Pause,' Vouchers

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis

We might get a better idea Thursday how Indiana General Assembly members will resolve their differences over proposals to expand the state’s private school voucher program and halt implementation of the Common Core academic standards in schools. A deal on the state’s two-year budget is also close, Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma said Wednesday. Lawmakers are hoping to […]

Will There Be More Contentious Education Battles During This Legislative Session?

The Indiana State General Assembly opened the the first day of the session earlier today.

“Right To Work” currently tops the charts as the issue of the moment for many publications in Indiana.  But last year’s legislative agenda was filled with hotly contested fights over things like charter schools, vouchers, and collective bargaining for teachers.  So StateImpact asked the question burning on everyone’s mind.  Is there any unfinished education business […]

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