IU Bloomington panel to discuss the politics of teaching history

Colorado high school students walk out of class and carry petitions objecting to what they say are attempts to censor the curriculum for Advanced Placement U.S. history courses. Arizona education officials try to shut down Tucson ethnic studies classes for promoting “ethnic solidarity.” And just a few years ago in Indiana, Gov. Mitch Daniels asked […]

IU general counsel testifies against proposed Indiana marriage amendment

Indiana University took its concerns about a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage to the Statehouse this week, with IU Vice President and General Counsel Jackie Simmons joining other opponents of House Joint Resolution 3 in testifying before the House Judiciary Committee. Simmons told the panel Monday the university is committed to a work and […]