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Indiana’s resolution: create healthier state

BY BRYAN MILLS, DOUG LEONARD, JULIE REED, KEVIN BRINEGAR AND ROB HILLMAN The new year is a time for making resolutions. The Alliance for a...
State’s testing system must be addressed

By Nancy Franke In 2011, Indiana led the charge by implementing the A-F grades as a way to communicate to parents and communities about how...
Make a significant investment in Indiana’s future

South Bend Tribune Two years ago, Gov. Mike Pence declared the start of the “education session.” But by that session’s end, it had become known —...
U.S.-China relations in jeopardy

By Yu-long Ling “Before making any decision, think carefully three times.” —Confucius Our president-elect, Donald Trump does not know the wisdom of the above statement, nor does...
A tight economy: Trying to repair a dead end road?

By Michael J. Hicks By many accounts, Indiana’s two most vexing legislative matters in this session involve the financing of highways and pre-kindergarten education. While there...
Teaching Indiana’s past at higher levels important

By Andrea Neal Although Indiana’s bicentennial celebration is now history, there is a move in the Indiana General Assembly that has the potential to preserve...
Whatever happened to trial by jury?

FORT WAYNE NEWS-SENTINEL A trial by jury is one of our fundamental rights and a bedrock of the criminal justice system. Furthermore, it has been...
Pre-K education more than wishful thinking

By Micah Clark Recently, the PBS show Indiana Lawmakers ended with Republican Speaker of the House Brian Bosma saying, “I’d like to triple it,” when...
Fiscal literacy good lesson for Hoosiers

When young people get out on their own for the first time, they are faced with making tremendous financial decisions. How to budget for food,...
If GOP gets trapped, ObamaCare reform fails

As Republicans begin the long and arduous process of repealing and replacing ObamaCare, they may find themselves faced with the political and policy equivalent...

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