An open letter to Indiana legislators:
I have never written a letter to the editor before; however, I feel strongly enough about what is happening in public education in Indiana that I am compelled to comment. I am surmising that not many members of the Legislature have spent meaningful time in public schools, other than stopping in briefly to say “hello” in an election year, or perhaps attending an athletic event, a theatrical performance or band concert. I have long been mystified how Indiana legislators can make education policy without spending meaningful time in schools visiting classrooms at length and having in-depth, informative discussions with educators: teachers, administrators and superintendents.
It appears that what we have in Indiana are legislators making