Brian Scott

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Indiana One of Six States Awarded Funding and Related Technical Assistance by the National Governors Association (NGA) for Policy Academy on Work-Based Learning

INDIANAPOLIS (December 10, 2015) – Earlier today, the National Governors Association (NGA) announced Indiana as one of six states to receive $100,000 in funding and technical assistance to participate in the NGA’s Policy Academy on Work-Based Learning. Indiana will be able to leverage this grant funding to assist in determining …

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Suspect shot in officer involved shooting

INDIANAPOLIS – Detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one armed suspect injured. No officers were injured during the encounter. At approximately 1:43 a.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of South Belmont Avenue and Conrad Avenue for a …

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Donnelly Helps Senate Pass Bipartisan Bill to End Flawed No Child Left Behind Law, Increase Local Control of Education

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly helped the Senate pass the Every Student Succeeds Act, legislation that would reform the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and end the flawed federal one-size-fits-all No Child Left Behind policies by allowing states to design systems to identify and support schools …

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Coats Votes to End Federal Education Mandates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today voted for the Every Student Succeeds Act, bipartisan legislation that would restore education responsibility to states and local school districts and prevent the Department of Education from imposing Common Core or any other federal academic standards on states. The bill passed the …

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Indy Chamber’s 2016 legislative agenda spotlights talent, transportation, and local economic development

INDIANAPOLIS December 8, 2015 – The Indy Chamber will push the Indiana General Assembly for stronger anti-discrimination laws and forward-looking education and transportation policies in 2016. The Chamber outlined these and other priorities for next year’s legislative session today, also calling on lawmakers to give local government more authority to …

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