Yoder Calls for Hoosier Input on Charter School Regulations

BLOOMINGTON—In early March, the U.S. Department of Education issued a new set of proposed regulations on charter schools. They would, among other things, require analysis of the socioeconomic effects of the charter school, reporting on schools contracting with outside organizations and a community impact analysis. [...]

2022-04-11T11:40:04-04:00April 11th, 2022|

Yoder Comments on Addition of Her Amendment to SB 11

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, Senate Bill 11 passed second reading. SB 11 would allow documents with acknowledged religious history to be displayed on state grounds, accompanied by a document referencing the role religion plays in American history. Senator Yoder (D-Bloomington) offered Amendment 2, which would strike the [...]

2022-02-01T17:23:35-05:00February 1st, 2022|

Yoder Commends Passage of Amendment to SB 356

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, Senate Bill 356 passed out of second reading. State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) offered Amendment #2, which would require that adjunct teachers complete trainings on bullying prevention, child abuse and neglect, youth suicide awareness and prevention and human trafficking. Yoder released the following [...]

2022-02-01T17:21:35-05:00February 1st, 2022|

Yoder Responds to Governor’s State of the State Address

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, Governor Eric Holcomb delivered his annual State of the State address. State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) released the following statement: "Thanks to American Rescue Plan dollars, Indiana’s revenue forecast is bright this session, granting us the opportunity to give back to [...]

2022-01-11T20:30:42-05:00January 11th, 2022|

Yoder Responds to Education Committee Hearing on SB 167

INDIANAPOLIS—Today Senate Bill 167 was heard in the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development. State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) released the following statement: "Senate Bill 167 is nothing more than a partisan distraction tactic,” Sen. Yoder said. “ Critical race theory isn’t taught in [...]

2022-01-07T14:39:25-05:00January 7th, 2022|
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