The Republican supermajority in the Indiana General Assembly is attempting to quietly gut public education and hope no one notices.
This work started a decade ago when the legislature drank the Kool-Aid of the American Legislative Exchange Council. This group and others like it loves to toss around termssuch as “school choice,” “educational competition” and “stimulation of excellence,” but these are actually code words that obfuscate the outright looting of state dollars that support the education of schoolchildren.
The absurdity of the ALEC proposition is that parents in Indiana and many other states have always had choice in schooling. The