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Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

In Gail Nicolini's Honors Pre-Calculus class, Merrillville High School junior Christopher Newman uses a calculator to solve problems. The math department offers Algebra I and II, Pre-Calculus, Geometry, Investigative Geometry, Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry, Calculus and Trigonometry, Probabi…

August 01, 2014 10:20 pm

Three area high schools join AP prep program

Three area high schools joined Indiana's Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program, created to increase college- and career-readiness, administered by the University of Notre Dame.

April 23, 2013 11:00 am
Crown Point Community Foundation grants scholarships to AP students

Crown Point Community Foundation grants scholarships to AP students

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School has once again benefited from a strong relationship with the Crown Point Community Foundation. For the third year in a row, the CPCF has generously awarded a grant to fund Advanced Placement end-of-course tests to students who demonstrate a financial need.

March 27, 2013 11:59 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI graduates ready for college, career

GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI graduates ready for college, career

College and career readiness are goals for every student, and Northwest Indiana public schools are doing incredible work preparing today’s graduates for their future.

June 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Some Indiana students, teachers will get paid for passing scores on AP tests

INDIANAPOLIS | Students at nine Hoosier high schools — none in Northwest Indiana — will be paid $100 for passing Advanced Placement exams in math, science or English, in addition to earning college credit.

April 12, 2012 1:45 pm

Portage High School to host AP information night for parents

PORTAGE | Portage High School will be hosting an AP Parent Night in the East Auditorium from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

April 02, 2012 6:30 pm

Department of Education commends area schools on AP exams

Six Northwest Indiana schools were among those recognized by the Indiana Department of Education for high numbers of 2011 graduates passing Advanced Placement tests or for dramatically increasing the number of graduates passing the exams.

February 23, 2012 8:15 pm
Bennett: Indiana leads nation in education reforms

Bennett: Indiana leads nation in education reforms

INDIANAPOLIS | State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett plans to focus on school quality and student achievement following legislative victories that saw enactment of nearly every education reform measure he's sought.

September 13, 2011 8:15 pm Related
PDF: Text of 2011 State of Education address

PDF: Text of 2011 State of Education address

This is the text, as prepared for delivery, of State Superintendent Tony Bennett's 2011 State of Education address presented Tuesday at the Indiana History Center in Indianapolis.

September 13, 2011 3:38 pm

Munster, Lake Central students are tops on AP tests

INDIANAPOLIS | Students at two Lake County high schools are among the best in the state at earning college credit before graduation.

August 10, 2011 4:30 pm

Scholarship for early high school grads named for Daniels

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana high school students that graduate in three years soon may receive a $4,000 scholarship and know who made it possible.

May 02, 2011 6:30 pm

Portage High School to host AP night for students, parents

PORTAGE | The Portage High School guidance department will host an Advanced Placement Parent Night in the east auditorium from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22.

March 09, 2011 7:15 pm
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