Steve Hinnefeld

Steve Hinnefeld

Steve Hinnefeld is a retired journalist and communications professional who lives in Bloomington. He writes about education at


Expanding voucher program would be bad for kids, bad for Indiana

By: - January 12, 2023

Indiana launched its school voucher program in 2011, supposedly to help children from poor families find alternatives to low-performing public schools. But it quickly morphed into something else: a state subsidy for religious education and an entitlement program for private school parents. Now some legislators and advocates are talking up the idea of “universal vouchers” […]