Wolf at the “Hoosier” Schoolhouse Door

Wolf at the “Hoosier” Schoolhouse Door Zoom link Join us for an evening with authors and education policy experts, Jennifer Berkshire and Jack Schneider, for a discussion on how their book, A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door, applies to Indiana. From New...

Op Ed: The Leaky Bucket of Indiana K-12 School Funding

Op Ed: The Leaky Bucket of Indiana K-12 School Funding Marilyn Shank, Vice President of ICPE,  wrote a letter to the editor which appeared in the print version of the Indianapolis Star on April 25, 2021. Every odd-numbered year when the Indiana General Assembly...

ICPE Response to Indiana’s Proposed Budget Bill

ICPE Response to Indiana’s Proposed Budget Bill ICPE Response to Indiana’s Proposed Budget Bill April 21, 2021 The Indiana Coalition for Public Education (ICPE) welcomes the news that Indiana’s proposed budget will include $1.9 billion in new dollars for K-12...

It’s about accountability: Why we still oppose private school ESAs and voucher expansion

It’s about accountability: Why we still oppose private school ESAs and voucher expansion It is confounding to us as former State Superintendents of Public Instruction that legislators do not seem to value accountability. In this legislative session and past sessions,...

Vic’s Statehouse Notes #356 – looming threats and flaws

Vic’s Statehouse Notes #356 – looming threats and flaws Dear Friends, With only three days left in this General Assembly session, a dangerous threat to our state remains to be fixed.  Education Scholarship Accounts are still in the budget bill, and the...

Will ESAs help our most vulnerable students?

Will ESAs help most vulnerable students in foster care? Kristina Frey is an attorney who works as a juvenile public defender in Marion County. She testified on HB 1001 at the School Funding Subcommittee meeting on 3/25/21 specifically on ESAs and voucher expansion....

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