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APR
20

  In the final days of the session, legislators will negotiate differences in the state’s budget for the next two years. Much has been said about the school funding formulas, but there ...
https://ista-in.org/take-action-tell-legislators-to-invest-in-traditional-public-schools

 

 

APR
20

  At the beginning of the session, Gov. Pence announced his legislative priorities which included a tax credit for teachers’ classroom expenses. This priority became HB 1005, ...
https://ista-in.org/tell-governor-pence-to-ensure-teacher-tax-credit-is-put-in-the-state-budget

 

 

APR
16

Yesterday was the last day for third reading of bills. In the next several days, House and Senate leaders will decide on how to dispense the bills by: Agreeing with changes made and sending ...
https://ista-in.org/ista-legislative-update

 

 

APR
16

  Today, the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (CTBA) released the results of a comprehensive study on Indiana’s private school voucher program. The think tank calls for ...
https://ista-in.org/independent-report-says-indiana-should-end-taxpayer-funded-school-voucher-program

 

 

APR
14

  No bill in the Senate is moving to give retired public employees and retired teachers either a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) nor what is commonly referred to as a ...
https://ista-in.org/take-action-contact-legislators-and-tell-them-to-support-a-cola-and-13th-check-for-retirees

 

 

APR
12

  When the Senate released its proposed budget last week, much focus was on its model for school funding. However, something a bit unexpected was also in the Senate’s budget.  The ...
https://ista-in.org/senate-budget-would-disband-the-indiana-education-roundtable

 

 

APR
09

  Yesterday, due to the calls and emails made to your state representatives (in response to our request) and because we know for a fact that many of them went to leaders in the House that ...
https://ista-in.org/thanks-to-help-from-public-school-advocates-progress-has-been-made-on-hb-566

 

 

APR
09

  Right now, Congress is working on a reauthorization bill for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the cornerstone education law in ...
https://ista-in.org/join-us-in-a-nationwide-twitter-storm-april-9

 

 

APR
08

  Thursday will be a busy day for legislators hearing education related bills as the session winds down to its final weeks.   The House Education Committee is expected to proceed with ...
https://ista-in.org/trio-of-education-bills-come-to-a-head-thursday-as-deadlines-loom

 

 

APR
06

  Evidently, the House has not had enough divisive legislation this session.  Now, in one bill it is targeting your pocketbook and your association.   SB 566 (Sens. Mishler and ...
https://ista-in.org/act-now-tell-house-committee-to-oppose-last-minute-divisive-amendment-attacking-teachers

 

 

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