Bill creating adjunct teacher position receives mixed reviews

Rep. Robert Behning, R-Indianapolis, introduces House Bill 1251 in front of the Senate Education and Career Development Committee Thursday. HB 1251 would add adjunct teacher positions and narrow state education standards, among other things.

INDIANAPOLIS—An education bill involving school standards, temporary teachers and transportation passed out of Senate committee Thursday.

House Bill 1251, authored by Robert Behning, R-Indianapolis, is a multifaceted education bill that would aim to narrow education standards, change frequency of state standardized testing, consolidate school transportation and create adjunct teacher positions in K-12 schools. 

Taylor Wooten is a reporter for, a news website powered by Franklin College journalism students.

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