indiana
Legislation
Bans on smartphones in the classroom gain favor across political spectrum

(The Daily Signal) – The school year is over, and the results should leave parents and educators with more anxiety than relief. Achievement scores are near historical lows and student absenteeism is… Read More

July 5, 2024
Culture
LGBTQ activists identified in violent attack on father, son

Video footage from an Indiana Pride event shows a pro-LGBTQ activist attacking a teenager as he attempted to help his injured father, who was also allegedly attacked. The incident occurred in… Read More

June 17, 2024
Public Education
Indiana’s school choice program sees record participation

School choice programs are exploding across the nation, and Indiana is no exception. The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) released a new report on its… Read More

June 4, 2024
Courts
Former Indiana teacher charged with neglect following lawsuit over ‘fight club’ video

Charges have been filed against a former Indiana teacher who allegedly encouraged students to beat up another student, whose mother is now suing the school district. Julious Johnican, who previously… Read More

June 3, 2024
Public Education
Indiana AG tells colleges to protect Jewish students or risk federal funds

(The Center Square) – Citing several protests of Israel’s strikes against Hamas in Gaza that have taken place at colleges across Indiana, state Attorney General Todd Rokita reminded higher education… Read More

May 17, 2024
Courts
Appeal filed in case of Indiana high school that banned pro-life club

A student has appealed a district court’s ruling in favor of the Indiana high school that revoked her pro-life club’s recognition for a flyer thought to be too “political.” The… Read More

May 14, 2024
Courts
Report: Family sues school over teacher’s alleged ‘fight club’ discipline for 7-year-old

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A family reportedly sued a school in Indiana over a teacher’s alleged “fight club-style” discipline of their 7-year-old son from Aug. 2023 to Nov. 2023. Read More

April 22, 2024
Public Education
Despite lowest growth in spending per pupil, Indiana student scores rank third in nation

(The Center Square) – While Indiana has increased its public education spending at a lower rate than most of the country, student tests rank among the best, according to a… Read More

March 11, 2024
Public Education
‘He has to be accountable’: Indiana school district refused to arrest teen student who assaulted 74-year-old teacher

An elderly Indiana teacher was viciously beaten by a teenage student, but the victim says officials have done little to discipline the teen. Robert Gooding, a 74-year-old substitute teacher, was… Read More

March 1, 2024
Courts
School board members arrested for finance fraud in campaign against conservative, pro-parent candidates

Arrest warrants were issued for several Indiana school board members this week amid allegations of campaign finance fraud in 2022, when they faced a group of pro-parent candidates in a… Read More

February 23, 2024
Legislation
Indiana lawmakers want cellphones limited in classrooms

(The Center Square) – Indiana lawmakers want students to be better readers, and one way they want to make sure it happens is by limiting cellphone use in classrooms. Sen. Read More

February 22, 2024
Public Education
Indiana AG launches ‘Eyes on Education’ portal to empower parental rights in public education  

Indiana has launched an online “education portal” where objectionable content in schools can be reported by parents, students and teachers.  The office of Indiana’s Republican Attorney General Todd Rokita announced… Read More

February 16, 2024
Culture
Indiana AG launches portal for parents to monitor public schools’ discriminatory policies, content

(The Daily Signal) – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced, in an exclusive interview Monday with The Daily Signal, the launch of a public portal online for parents in the state’s public… Read More

February 7, 2024
Public Education
Indiana bill would enable public school students to receive off-site faith-based instruction during school day

Indiana legislators are considering a bill that would allow “released-time” religious instruction for students during the school day at the discretion of their parents. The bill,… Read More

February 6, 2024
Public Education
Report: Indiana chronic absences in schools doubles in six years

(The Center Square) – Indiana’s number of students chronically absent from school has more than doubled from six years ago. Nearly 25% percent, or 256,010, were considered chronic absentees in… Read More

October 13, 2023
Culture
Linking school choice to segregation part of ‘liberal lies,’ says Sen. Tim Scott. Data backs him up

Teachers’ unions and some public school activists like to argue school choice is a modern form of segregation, a claim Sen. Tim Scott calls a lie. Read More

September 19, 2023
Courts
Convicted murderer sues, wants state to pay for gender transition surgery

(The Center Square) – A convicted murderer diagnosed with gender dysphoria is taking the Indiana Department of Correction to court, arguing that the government should cover surgical and medical needs. Read More

August 30, 2023
Public Education
Indiana teachers are only paid 23% of their per-classroom funding. Where does the rest of the money go?

The average 20-student K-12 classroom in Indiana receives more than $234,000 in local, state and federal funding, local media reported. However, the… Read More

August 25, 2023
Legislation
Indiana’s abortion ban in effect, doctors subject to penalties

(The Daily Signal) – Indiana’s near-total abortion ban is set to go into effect Tuesday. The restrictions put forth in the state’s Senate Bill 1 prohibit abortions at… Read More

August 1, 2023
Christian Schools
Indiana microschool empowers previously failing students, provides ‘homeschooling on steroids’ 

For Jill Haskins, payday at her job involves the students whose lives changed just by attending Streams of Hope Christian School.  One striking example is a student who transferred at… Read More

July 24, 2023