ORGANIZATIONS Education HEGN Board of Directors Policy Comm. C4/PAC (Political) Executive Committee Appoints a Majority of CCT/SCI Boards Board of CCT SCI Board of
Education HEGN Board of Directors
Policy Comm. C4/PAC
(Political) Executive Committee
Majority of CCT/SCI
Board of CCTSCI Board of
Directors C3C3 Directors
Quality, world-class educational opportunities available to all Indiana students, whether in the public or the private school systems.
A vibrant, diverse market of school models and programs designed to provide more choices to parents and more competition to drive improvement.
New leadership in Indiana school policy to demand excellence, drive transformation, and put the priority on achievement instead of protecting the status quo.
2008 Elect an education-reform majority to the Indiana House,
Re-elect Governor Daniels, and elect a reform-minded
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
2009 Enact significant education reform legislationand other
pro-growth legislation during the 2009 session
of the Indiana General Assembly.
2010 Need to Elect a larger reform-majority to the Indiana House,
ahead of redistricting.
2011 Address redistricting, expansion of school choice legislation, enactment of teacher union collective bargaining reforms, and other pro-growth legislative reforms during the 2011 session.
2012 Elect a new Governor strongly supportive of educational reforms
and additional teacher union collective bargaining reforms.
THE INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (ISTA)
The most powerful political force at the Statehouse and at the ballot box.
Has been the biggest spender by far.
Had real veto power on education policy and reform efforts in the state as well as a disproportionate impact on state fiscal, budget and tax policy.
Raise up to $1,200,000 to bring us to campaign funding parity with the ISTA-NEA teachers union in the 2010 elections.
Support a select number of key candidates in target districts in 2010.
Execute aggressive, targeted campaign tactics and financial support in key races.
Highly targeted, research driven and professional decision making.
Investment funding for the new PAC from corporations, partnerships, individuals and PACs.
HEG PAC: $1.2 million for 2010 elections
SCI: $250K for operational efforts
$700K for voucher implementation
CCT: $700K for FY2010
SCIN: $300K for efforts in 2011 session
Aiming Higher: $1.2 million in TV ad campaign
Total Impact: Approximately $4.4 million
Legislative session driven by the HEG Network that included:
1. Senate Bill 1, Teacher Evaluations, Teacher Effectiveness
2. Senate Bill 575, Collective Bargaining
3. House Bill 1002, Charter Schools
4. House Bill 1003, Choice Scholarships (Vouchers)
Students who choose to graduate early use the money that would have been spent on their senior year on higher education.