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Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer
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ICPE of Monroe County and South Central Indiana is a grassroots organization trying to raise awareness around the attack of public education by corporate reformers and the politicians they have bought and influenced. We are seeking community engagement to empower our citizens to keep schools for kids, not for profit.
ICPE of Monroe County and South Central Indiana is a grassroots organization trying to raise awareness around the attack of public education by corporate reformers and the politicians they have bought and influenced. We are seeking community engagement to empower our citizens to keep schools for kids, not for profit.

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Let's Hear Teacher Voices
A couple of weeks ago we at  ICPE-Monroe County  hosted a wonderful forum, "Let's Hear Teacher Voices: A Community Conversation ," where seven local teachers spoke passionately and eloquently about what their profession means to them and how the current cli...

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The Future of Public Education in Indiana: A Vital Primary Race
Today is primary day and voters in house district 91 in Indiana have a very important choice in candidates.  Our state's House Education committee chairman,  Robert Behning  is being challenge by a man,  Michael Scott , who is pro-union and pro-public educa...

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First They Came for Our Local Control: A Parent's Call to Action
First the corporate education reformers came for our local control through tax caps, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't paying attention.  I didn't know that changing the funding from property tax to state sales/income tax would harm my schools.  I was ...

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Who Put the Politics in Education? On George Orwell, Grading Schools and the State Board of Education
Today's state board meeting was much more civil than the one I watched online last month and the one I attended and spoke at the time before.  Tensions were certainly high, but it wasn't too crazy.  I have to admit, I ditched it for a time.. after I testifi...

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Ray Golarz's Testimony: Restore Teachers' Authority for Healthier Communities
ICPE member, retired superintendent Dr. Ray Golarz was asked to serve on the Legislature's Interim Study Committee on Economic Development and share what he sees happening with education on our economic situation in Indiana.  He gave a fabulous testimony  c...

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Ray Golarz's Testimony: Restore Teacher Authority for a Healthier Community
ICPE member, retired superintendent Dr. Ray Golarz was asked to serve on the Legislature's Interim Study Committee on Economic Development and share what he sees happening with education on our economic situation in Indiana.  He gave a fabulous testimony  c...

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What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child,
that must the community want for all of its children.  Any other ideal for
our s...

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