The Coup of Muncie Schools is Nearly Complete

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – I just had to write a few words about the “Ball State takeover” or coup of Muncie Community Schools, otherwise known as House Bill 1315 authored by Rep. Tim Brown from Crawfordsville who orchestrated the original state takeover of Muncie Community Schools (MCS) last year via an emergency manager. Let […]

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Muncie Teachers Association Wins Next Round

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana – The state’s “Fact-Finder” chose the Last Best Offer (LBO) submitted by the Muncie Teachers Association in a 30-page ruling opening the door for an appeal by Muncie Community Schools (MCS). Within hours, a press release came from MCS informing the public that it will most likely appeal the state’s […]