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Families drawn to hear Bill Clinton campaign

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hundreds of Hillary Clinton supporters, including many families with small children, packed into a sweltering campaign office to hear former President Bill Clinton campaign for his wife. It was eight-year-old Reagan’s idea for her mom, Lynde Weiland, to drive them from Fishers and attend Tuesday’s event in Indianapolis. “We live […]

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Q&A: Meet Denny Worman, running for the fifth time for state representative

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — For the fifth time, Republican Denny Worman is running for state representative of […]

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Q&A: Meet Casey Cox, state representative running for re-election

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS — The House District 85 incumbent, Rep. Casey Cox, is running for re-election. Cox, […]

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Commentary: Teacher scholarships bill bi-partisan success story

By House Speaker Brian Bosma TheStatehouseFile.com Teachers are one of Indiana’s most critical resources, touching the lives of thousands of students and shaping the future of our state. Unfortunately, we know from recent teacher licensing data that fewer and fewer Hoosiers are choosing the teaching profession. This session we seized the opportunity to incentivize the […]

Commentary: A missed opportunity for Indiana

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Commentary: A missed opportunity for Indiana

By Glenda Ritz TheStatehouseFile.com Three months ago, I unveiled a legislative agenda that focused on the needs of children, educators, families, and communities. This agenda focused on holding schools harmless for the ISTEP, implementing common sense testing reform and working to stop the teacher shortage that is being felt throughout Indiana. Importantly, the legislature took […]

Commentary: We came, we saw, we took a nap

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Commentary: We came, we saw, we took a nap

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The best thing that can be said for this year’s session of the Indiana General Assembly is that it ended. Lawmakers didn’t do much in their two months at the Statehouse – and what they did do they didn’t do well – but that might be a sign of […]

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Minority Leader Pelath: Civil rights discussions are not over

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— House Democratic Leader, Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is ready to bring the LGBT civil rights debate back to the Statehouse this year. “This issue is not over, just because they decide not to bring a bill down on a calendar in one house doesn’t mean that we stop talking about […]

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Mandatory study of ethnic history in high schools considered

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers from different ethnic backgrounds came to the Statehouse Wednesday to support a bill that would require schools to teach ethnic history. Senate Bill 268 would add the curriculum to high school United States history courses. “Why don’t we teach in the school these kids about these kids they’re sitting next […]

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ISTEP re-scoring SOTs

SOTs: [:22] Danielle Shockey / Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction / Department of Education [:24] John O’neal / Indiana State Teachers Association Lobbyist [:10] Ashley Gibson / Stand for Children Lobbyist   SCRIPT: {ANCHOR} YOUR CHILD’S I-STEP SCORE MIGHT BE GETTING A SECOND LOOK. {VO} LAWMAKERS ARE CONSIDERING RE-SCORING SOME OF THE TESTS FROM THE […]

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