Indiana Schools Chief Says About 3,700 Vouchers Sought

Indiana’s state school superintendent says parents have sought nearly half of the school vouchers available for the program’s first year. Superintendent Tony Bennett told the governor’s Education Roundtable this week that parents have applied for about 3,700 of the vouchers that use public school money to help pay for students to attend private schools. Bennett […]

Teachers Union Challenges Indiana School Voucher Law

A lawsuit has been filed that seeks to block Indiana‚Äôs new school voucher law. The Indiana State Teachers Association says the lawsuit was filed in Marion County on Friday, the day the new law took effect. Union spokesman Mark Shoup says the more than 10 plaintiffs include teachers, school administrators, clergy and taxpayers. The suit […]