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Opinion

Letter to the editor: Klerner for assessor

People will come and go from your life. When you find a loyal friend, you know you have a rare find. Our family is blessed to call Kimberly Klerner a loyal friend.

Letter to the editor: Indiana teachers rated effective or better

What if I told you there is a state with a list of criteria, or a rubric, which could be used to determine if a teacher was effective and that in that state over 90 percent of the teachers scored at least “effective” or better? We would all...

Contrary to critics, Common Core opponents busy taking 'next steps'

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Writing at National Review Online, Rick Hess and Mike McShane of the American Enterprise Institute make the complaint that critics of Common Core have not come up with the next steps to “repeal and replace” for states that want to...

You can't end racism by perpetuating it

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When Cheryl Brown Henderson spoke in Fort Wayne earlier this month, the Journal Gazette editorialized that the 60th an anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision bearing her father's name “should be celebrated . . .