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Indiana's School Vouchers Cover Tuition For Parents Who Can Pay On Their Own

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Among the biggest beneficiaries of Indiana’s expansive new voucher program are the parents who could have paid to send their kids to private school anyway. Jeanetta White’s four foster kids went to public school last year. By this summer, she was fed up. White, 54, wanted to enroll them in private school — and she […]

Teaching About September 11th, A Decade Later

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There are, of course, children who were not yet born or are too young to remember when planes struck the World Trade Center and the Pentagon — a generation for whom September 11th is not a memory.  So how should schools teach about that day in school, especially when the teachers did experience that day? […]

Every School Approved For Indiana Voucher Program Is A Religious School

80 schools have been cleared for participation in Indiana’s private and parochial school voucher program. So far, the participating schools are 100 percent parochial — 79 Christian schools, and one Islamic school. The Indiana Department of Education released a list of the schools whose applications have been accepted to participate in what’s been widely called […]

Indiana State Teachers Association Brings State to Court Over Voucher Law

Indiana Public Broadcasting statehouse Reporter Brandon Smith filed a report about a lawsuit over whether or not Indiana can issue vouchers to private schools. Indiana’s Choice Scholarship bill, establishing the broadest school voucher program in the country, is now facing a challenge in state court. A lawsuit filed in Marion County Superior Court Friday by […]

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