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|

Pol Statement on the Passage of SR 38 and SR 41

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Indiana Senate unanimously passed SR 38 and SR 41, authored by State Senator Rodney Pol (D-Chesterton). SR 38 will provide guidance to the General Assembly to more effectively and efficiently deliver federal and state benefits to our Hoosier veterans. SR 41 seeks [...]

2022-03-01T16:30:10-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Melton Op-Ed: 1134 is Government Censorship

Even in its amended form, House Bill 1134 is still nothing more than a blatant attempt to insert government censorship into classrooms. People testifying said the bill is necessary to ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory, despite the governor and Indiana Department of Education leaders saying [...]

2022-03-07T13:32:13-05:00February 24th, 2022|

Qaddoura Statement on the Education Committee Passage of HB 1134

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Senate Education Committee amended and voted on HB 1134. The legislation passed the committee by a vote of 8-5 with Senator Jean Leising joining the Senate Democratic members in opposition. State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis) offered the following statement: “I have opposed HB [...]

2022-02-23T16:16:50-05:00February 23rd, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate Education Committee Passage of HB 1041

INDIANAPOLIS—Today the Senate Education and Career Development Committee passed HB 1041 on a party-line vote. HB 1041 would prohibit transgender girls from playing on girls' sports teams. Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis), Ranking Minority Member on the Senate Education and Career Development Committee made the following statement: “I’m [...]

2022-02-16T14:29:39-05:00February 16th, 2022|
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