Chelsea Schneider, Indianapolis Star

Chelsea Schneider

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Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Past articles by Chelsea:

Are voucher students improving?

No one knows if access to better schools is actually improving the academic performance of voucher students in Indiana. → Read More

Why families choose school vouchers

For proof of the successes of school choice, voucher advocates point to anecdotal and qualitative evidence. → Read More

Will state ease up on voucher accountability?

Private schools that receive state funding through Indiana’s voucher program could see reprieves from consequences tied to low A-F accountability ratings under a proposal being considered by a House panel. → Read More

Debate ignites over appointed schools chief

The GOP-controlled legislature is attempting to make the state schools chief a post appointed by the governor rather than elected by voters. → Read More

One sentiment for IPS principal: 'I hope he lasts'

The new principal at James Whitcomb Riley School 43, a F-rated elementary school, knows he faces lots of challenges. But he's hopeful. → Read More

Tony Bennett jumps back into Indiana politics

Former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett is back in public office. This time as a member of the Clark County Council in southern Indiana. → Read More

Public school supporters: Don't expand vouchers with pre-K

A GOP-driven plan to increase the state’s prekindergarten offerings could become a platform for what some public education advocates see as an expansion of the state’s already vast private school voucher program. → Read More

Lawmakers eye background check expansion for teachers

Indiana lawmakers are proposing a significant expansion of background checks on school employees during this year's legislative session. → Read More

Proposed abortion ban stalls in Indiana legislature

The lawmaker behind a plan to outlaw and criminalize all forms of abortion in Indiana said he’s learned the bill likely won’t move forward. → Read More

Pence's bunny, Marlon Bundo, hops onto Instagram

Just when you thought Marlon Bundo, Vice President Mike Pence’s bunny, couldn’t get more famous — the rabbit now has an Instagram account. → Read More

Lawmaker puts brakes on salary increases for governor, other officials

A state senator dropped a plan Wednesday to offer sizable pay raises to the governor and other statewide elected officeholders. → Read More

Should Indiana governor, other offices get raise?

Indiana's governor and other statewide elected officeholders could see a sizable pay bump under a plan lawmakers are considering. → Read More

Female Trump voters to protesters: Give him a chance

Central Indiana say they're impressed by president's commitment to safety and no-nonsense personality → Read More

Will U.S. Rep. Andre Carson boycott Trump's swearing-in?

U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indianapolis, remains undecided on whether he’ll join dozens of House Democrats who are boycotting Friday’s presidential inauguration. → Read More

Holcomb to give highest-profile speech of year

The televised speech is the highest profile address an Indiana governor gives in a year. And it represents the second major speech Holcomb has given since becoming governor. → Read More

Hoosier political ties run deep for Trump's education secretary pick

Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary has deep ties to Indiana’s largest-in-the-nation private school voucher program. → Read More

Indiana's high school graduation rate remains stable

Indiana’s high school graduation rate remained relatively unchanged in 2016, increasing very slightly from the previous year. → Read More

Number of A-rated school districts falls

The number of Indiana school districts earning the highest rating fell in new A-F accountability grades released Wednesday, with the majority of school districts landing in the middle of the state’s rating system. → Read More

GOP makes political reversal on education board chief

New state schools chief Jennifer McCormick will chair the Indiana State Board of Education, a political turnabout after Republicans had sought to remove her Democratic predecessor from the leadership role. → Read More

Sen. Kenley, state's key budget architect, checked out at hospital

The Indiana General Assembly's lead budget architect went to the hospital Tuesday morning after feeling dizzy in his Statehouse office. → Read More