Tag Archives: Indiana State House

ALERT – Protect Parental Rights – House Should Pass HB 1004 As Is

         Last week, the Senate passed strong parental rights and student privacy language in House Bill 1004

         HB 1004 is a school safety bill.  It is one of several bills and amendments this session concerning mental health screening of students in Indiana.  It also concerns referrals to outside mental health counselors or agencies.   

         When a school gets involved in these non-academic matters, parents need to know and give their consent to these … Read More

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State House Update – April 12, 2019

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Good News from the State House!

We have some good news on 3 important bills before the Indiana General Assembly.

First of all, the Civics Bill that we have supported for several years was not really watered down, like some headlines implied.   Senate Bill 132 changed the basic civics and history test required of new citizens from a graduation test to a test required to pass high school government, but that class is required to graduateRead More

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ALERT: Latest Education Fad Carries Serious Concerns

         You may not have heard of a new fad in education circles known as SEL– Social and Emotional Learning, but it’s becoming the center of attention at your Indiana legislature.

         A brand new extensive review of Social Emotional Learning from the Pioneer Institute says that measuring a child’s SEL is “mostly hype with little research evidence to back up its claims.  Its risks to young children’s psychological health Read More

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State House Update – March 28, 2019

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