A bill halting the rollout of the nationally-crafted Common Core standards — among other things — and a proposal to expand the state’s private school voucher program both await votes from Indiana lawmakers (as of post time) as the General Assembly works to wrap up its 2013 session early.
The General Assembly is also expected to vote on a draft of the state’s biennial budget sometime late Friday night.
On the final day of the 2013 session, here’s a look back the most widely read StateImpact posts. We sorted them here by issue:
Common Core ‘Pause’
- Where Glenda Ritz Stands On The Common Core
- What They’re Saying About Indiana’s Common Core Timeout Proposal
- With Senate’s Approval, What’s Next For Common Core ‘Pause’ Proposal
- Common Core ‘Pause’ Proposal Clears Key Hurdle, Faces Final Votes
- Does Indiana’s Voucher Program Need Expansion?
- Opting For Narrower Voucher Expansion, Lawmakers Target Students In F Schools
- How Many More Students Would Qualify For Vouchers Under The Expansion Bill?
Pre-K & Kindergarten
- State Lawmakers Debate Kindergarten Voucher Eligibility At Committee Hearing
- How Much Should A High-Quality Pre-K Program Cost?
- Why Broad Support For Preschool Wasn’t Enough To Pass A State-Funded Pre-K Pilot
- Should Kindergarten Be Mandatory?
- Where We Stand As Indiana Budget Debate Moves To Senate
- On K-12 Spending, How Far Apart Are Pence & House GOP
- Why Indiana Colleges Could See Record Levels Of State Cash For Building Projects