No sooner had veteran teacher Glenda Ritz upset Tony Bennett as schools Superintendent of Public Instruction in Indiana’s election by questioning his corporate ... to lease laptops), instituted merit ...
$10 MILLION PENALTY = SUPER BARGAIN With interest rates historically low, states are rejoicing at how little interest they have to pay to finance large-scale ... The opponents could wipe programs like ...
The reality may not be so simple. Shanker Blog has the story of a recently-released study saying unions don’t have as much power to block a principal from firing a teacher as most people think. What’s ...
Indiana’s decision to delegate the screening of prospective teachers ... school districts don’t have direct access to NASDTEC, a national clearinghouse of teacher discipline cases. Only states can ...
As a parent of school-aged children, a teacher, and a member of the State Board of Education, I was shocked, as were many other Hoosier parents, when the Indiana Department of Education announced over ...
The news is circulating that Senate Bill 89, which allows for the teaching of “creation science,” has passed the senate and now awaits approval from the house. There is at least some good news. On the ...
If you are asked to slice Indiana’s map into regions, where would you draw the cutting lines? Would you choose nine regions in the form of a tic-tac-toe game? Indiana’s 92 counties are organized into ...
But after the first glance we come to the first blush. The governor’s proposal calls for half of the money to run this program, or $500 million, to come from Indiana’s public employee retirement ...
I expect the streets to become significantly less crowded in the very near future, as people give up their cars and trucks to take advantage of central Indiana's state-of-the-art public transportation ...