ALEC, the corporate-controlled legislative group promoting a systemic destruction of public education, has released its annual report card. Indiana, ALEC's poster child for destructive reform, earns a B+ on the dubious roll and ranks it first in the nation with a 3.49 GPA.
May 9, 2013
A different state, a different decision. Louisiana's Supreme Court has ruled the funding mechanism for the school voucher program violates the state's constitution.
May 7, 2013
If Indiana lawmakers had cold feet about the Common Core State Standards a week ago, they should have been totally chilled by the state's online testing fiasco this week .
May 3, 2013
Ouch. This has got to hurt. The Center for Education Reform is calling out Indiana and a handful of other states for new laws eroding charter school quality.
May 1, 2013
Senate Education Committee Chairman Dennis Kruse offered the most startling justification for not passing even a pilot program for state-funded preschool in the just-ended legislative session: "The pilot wouldn't be too expensive, but the objective there is that it probably would work out and they'd want to come back and fully fund that, which could be $150 million a year, which would be a
April 30, 2013
Indiana's Common Core debate has produced some odd alliances and some uncharacteristic friction within Republican ranks.
April 25, 2013 1 comment
The Detroit News reports on a "secret work group" meeting in Michigan to develop a "value school" – a lower-cost model for K-12 public education.
April 19, 2013