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email@example.comKentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday, Ph. D., has two qualities essential for success in his demanding post: brains and guts. He has recently displayed both by boldly challenging powerful elements on the political left and the political...
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives against the auto bailout for the publicly owned corporations of General Motors and Chrysler. He also appeared on television objecting to the loan and how it was a "disservice to...
For many of us, there is a sad air of inevitability about the computer problems that caused the recent suspension of implementation of the ISTEP test across Indiana. None of us should be shocked that this has happened. I believe this is the third time...
Tags: Politics, Government, Learning Disability
The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind.State funding for the Vigo County School Corp. will remain "pretty flat" for the next two years, said Donna Wilson, chief financial officer. And the district already is preparing to tighten its belt, once again. The Legislature approved a state budget...
BREMEN — Hundreds gathered along the streets of downtown Bremen today to bid farewell to their beloved “Doc.” Dr. Otis R. Bowen, former Indiana governor, secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and local...
INDIANAPOLIS — Former Gov. Otis Bowen keeps an eye on what’s happening with state government and remains keenly interested nearly three decades after leaving office. Some lawmakers sought him out this winter for advice as they debated the...
Tribune reporterThe Big Ten’s new divisions should become official Sunday, with conference presidents and chancellors scheduled to approve them via conference call. Purdue President Mitch Daniels told the Journal & Courier that the school will vote in favor of...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana General Assembly approved a two-year, $30 billion budget early Saturday that gives Gov. Mike Pence a partial victory in his quest for an income tax reduction and restores some money cut from education and...
Tags: Education, Scott Pelath, Justice System, Taxation, Government
Orlando Sentinel ColumnistSaturday's column hits on the topic of Common Core, a set of school curriculum standards in English and math that Florida and 44 other states adopted. You'd think it would be a fairly dry topic, but there's nothing boring about a fight that pits Jeb...
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That sound advice is ignored repeatedly by politicians who want to change the merit selection system for selection of St. Joseph County Superior Court judges. The system has worked well for four decades. An attempt to...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The timing would seem perfect for an expansion of school vouchers in Indiana, where the state's high court recently upheld the nation's broadest voucher law and the initiative enjoys broad support in one of the country's most...
The new year has brought many predictions related to jobs and the economy and whether the coming year will be good for our local economy or not. As the country continues to recover from the recession, communities slowly are inching back toward...
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