Public Education

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Teachers once again gathered at the Statehouse, following up on their Red for Ed rally in November. The Indiana Coalition for Public Education demanded action from legislators.

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Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers) will lead his colleagues as Speaker of the House after 2020, but some public education advocates are wary of his ties to a controversial education figure in Indiana. 

The name Tony Bennett brings on a passionate response from public school teachers. He’s a former state superintendent of public instruction, known for his work on education reforms many Hoosier schools are still grappling with today. 

According to the former president of the state’s largest teachers union, Teresa Meredith, he championed many changes that frustrated educators.

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The South Bend Community School Corporation held a listening forum yesterday where residents had an opportunity to give feedback to school leaders about the proposed Focus 2018 school plan.