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Indiana Education Reform Developed in Boardrooms

Rich Hoosiers Meddling in Indiana Education Reform By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana (BLOG)– There will be a march today in the Statehouse Atrium at 2:00 pm to protest the handling of democratically elected Superintendent of Public Education, Glenda Ritz. It’s mainly to protest the stripping of her powers by Governor Mike Pence and the Republican-led […]

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Charter Schools: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement & Waste

Charter school operators want to have it both ways. When they’re answering critics of school privatization, they say charter schools are public — they use public funds and provide students with a tuition-free education. But when it comes to transparency…

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New Study Reveals the Money Behind Charter School Movement

The Walton & Gates Family Behind Charter School Movement MUNCIE, Indiana – Muncie Voice continues to be a strong advocate for democracy, or people power, especially when it comes to education reform and the current thrust of charters on our school landscape in the name of school choice. Journalist serve the interests of the people […]

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Education Reform Needs a Paradigm Shift

Like the majority of our societal systems in the 21st century, the educational system is undergoing dramatic changes. Our educational system was built by the same people who built assembly lines to mass produce automobiles – teachers add one more unit of “knowledge and skills” to the student – year after year. At the end […]