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Rallygoers call for new district lines

By Abrahm Hurt       TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Advocates for redistricting reform gathered to commemorate the birthday of “the father of gerrymandering”, former Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry. About 100 people showed up on the steps of the south lawn at the Statehouse Monday for the rally, many carrying handmade posters in support of drawing new district lines […]

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IPS changes reflect several Stand for Children recommendations but lacks focus on teacher retention

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Public School district is making several changes to their operation from how students are enrolled in school to how they attract school leaders. IPS used many of the recommendations from Stand for Children Indiana’s “Every Child, Every Neighborhood” vision. The vision was included in the IPS strategic plan […]

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Sheila Suess Kennedy appointed to redistricting study committee

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, announced Wednesday he has selected Sheila Suess Kennedy to serve on a redistricting study committee that will help determine if there is a need to change the way legislative and congressional districts are drawn in Indiana. “It is my belief that a study […]