Education Policy

Gayle Davis

NORTHWEST INDIANA- A Michigan City middle school teacher as been chosen as a Indiana Policy Fellow by Teach Plus Indiana for the 2020-21 school year.  

Teach Plus is a national nonprofit organization that is focused on empowering teachers in the classroom as well as at the policy level.  The organization empowers teachers to lead improvements in education policy and instructional practice.  

Gayle Davis, a teacher at Barker Middle School in Michigan City, was one of nine teachers chosen from across the state and is the only one from the Region.

Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers) will lead his colleagues as Speaker of the House after 2020, but some public education advocates are wary of his ties to a controversial education figure in Indiana. 

With the legislative session weeks away, state lawmakers and the governor are talking more about their plans and priorities for 2020.

A pair of Gary lawmakers is calling for the state to end its contract with the group running the financially distressed Gary Community Schools Corporation.