Parkland Shooter Was Involved in PROMISE Program

Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle: Broward County Public Schools has now confirmed that the shooter at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL was indeed assigned to the federally lauded, vehemently protected, but tragically ineffective PROMISE program.

Will Indiana Adopt Federalized School Discipline Plans?

Erin Tuttle: Considering the evidence showing the discipline policies pushed by the U.S. Department of Education’s federal guidance makes schools less safe and even dangerous, why would Indiana legislators even consider adopting HB 1421?

Federal Influence on State and Local School-Discipline Policies

Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle: Federal interference in state and local policy is harmful and unacceptable in all circumstances, usually for reasons of polity and liberty. But in the case of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, it appears it contributed to something even worse.

Speaker Paul Ryan, Make ESEA Reauthorization Bill Public for 60 Days

Because this is the largest education bill Congress will pass in a decade Speaker Paul Ryan should make the ESEA reauthorization bill public for 60 days.