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January 10, 2019
Amid Indiana’s teacher pay debate, Republicans hesitate over eliminating merit bonuses
Despite ongoing discussions about raising salaries for educators, his plan contains no dollars specifically earmarked for increasing teacher pay.
May 1, 2017
Indiana private schools can get state dollars immediately thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Holcomb
The move eliminates a one-year waiting period for private schools to be eligible for vouchers.
April 25, 2017
Holcomb pulls off a near-perfect education record in his first session as Indiana governor, and with far less drama than in years past
At the beginning of the year, Holcomb set four specific goals for K-12 education.
January 17, 2017
What you should know about Holcomb’s education priorities from his State of the State address
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s State of the State speech tonight to state lawmakers and the public didn’t yield any surprises as far as his education policy.
January 17, 2017
Tonight Indiana’s new governor will give his first state of the state address. What can we expect to hear about education?
With this year’s emphasis on road funding and transportation, it could be that education won’t figure prominently in his speech.
January 10, 2017
Holcomb’s budget plan boosts funding for Indiana schools, but Democrats say it’s not enough
The proposal reflects a steady increase in the past several years in school funding in Indiana. It would also double the amount the state spends on preschool.
January 9, 2017
It’s official: Holcomb and McCormick sworn in as Indiana’s governor and superintendent. Their plans are still coming into focus.
Today Eric Holcomb and Jennifer McCormick were sworn in at the Indiana State Fairgrounds as Indiana’s next governor and state superintendent. Holcomb, an Indianapolis native,…
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November 2, 2016
The basics of Eric Holcomb on education: Moving past the policy wars
The Republican candidate for governor wants to set a new tone for talking about schools.
October 31, 2016
With days to the election, these questions loom large over the future of Indiana schools
What direction will Indiana choose and how will affect schools?
October 5, 2016
Gregg: The only way politicians can help Indiana schools is by working together
The Democratic candidate for governor explains where he stands on major education issues.
October 4, 2016
Holcomb: The best teachers expect a lot and invest even more in their students
Holcomb, Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor, says he often draws on early school experiences to inform his education policies.
September 27, 2016
Candidates for governor push different visions of Indiana’s state test
In a short debate that ran less than an hour, three candidates for Indiana governor sparred over the balance of control between the state and…
September 26, 2016
Holcomb’s education plan touts school choice, backs slower preschool expansion
Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb unveiled his education plan for the first time Monday in a speech to education leaders.
September 26, 2016
These 7 big 2016 Indiana election surprises could shape education decisions in the future
For educators and people invested in the state’s schools, there’s a lot at stake as voters’ choices.
July 26, 2016
In replacing Pence in governors race, Holcomb calls for cooperation on education
Indiana’s Republican party today solved one political mystery by naming Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb as its candidate for governor but, for educators, another huge question…
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