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Why Is Public Education Being Sabotaged? Follow the Money. (Education Part 2)

What happens when people in charge of public education funding believe that it is a monopoly that needs to be broken up? What happens when the people who set education policy in our state believe that variances in student ability are overcome with good teaching, and that student test scores will be able to accurately …

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The Indiana Legislature’s Failing Grade in Support of Public Education (Part 1)

When nearly 20,000 public education advocates demonstrated at the Capitol building last November, several legislators, including Ed Soliday, were puzzled, considering that the budget that had been passed the previous April included additional spending for education. While funding is part of the reason those demonstrators were there, several other issues in education, particularly public education, …

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