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January 24, 2017


Teacher Background Check Proposal Passes House Committee

All Indiana teachers would have to undergo a criminal background check every five years under a legislative proposal gaining momentum at the Statehouse.

August 31, 2016


Ed Dept. Calls For More Extensive Background Checks

The Indiana Department of Education wants schools to background check all staff, including volunteers and coaches.

August 16, 2016


Legislature To Explore More Background Checks For Teachers

Indiana law only requires background checks at time of employment and only for fully licensed educators.

August 9, 2013


Newtown Victims’ Sister: Congress Must ‘Stop Being Cowards’

The sister of one of the Newtown victims is calling on Congress to support gun control as part of a nationwide bus tour that passed through Indiana Thursday.

June 14, 2013


Groups Rally For Gun Control Six Months After Sandy Hook

The groups say stronger background checks would help prevent shootings like the one that took place in Newtown, Conn.

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