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GUEST COMMENTARY: Mental illness a major challenge for youths

Terre Haute native Tommy John posted 288 victories as a Major League Baseball pitcher, but one opponent was too strong to overcome — his son's mental illness. Mental illness remains a prevalent challenge for Indiana youths.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Mentors can help scholars succeed

The 21st Century Scholars program aims to help low-income, at-risk children get a college education so they can break the cycle of poverty. That's easier said than done.

January 06, 2014 12:00 am
Group laments too few students know about job, training choices

Group laments too few students know about job, training choices

Too many Hoosiers — especially high school graduates and their parents — are not aware of the options available to improve their job prospects.

July 12, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Securing future is vital for bonds, youths

DOUG ROSS: Securing future is vital for bonds, youths

On June 12, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President David Long hope to override Gov. Mike Pence's veto of House Enrolled Act 1546.

May 31, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Help teens stay safe in dating relationships

GUEST COMMENTARY: Help teens stay safe in dating relationships

Prom season can create a lifetime of memories, but many teenagers suffer experiences that carry a lifetime of consequences.

April 06, 2013 5:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Advice for teens on summer job hunt

GUEST COMMENTARY: Advice for teens on summer job hunt

While the nation's job market slowly is warming up, the summer months might not be so hot for teen employment.

April 24, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Individual attention key to boosting graduation rate

GUEST COMMENTARY: Individual attention key to boosting graduation rate

Indiana's rising high school graduation rate, which increased from 76 percent in 2006 to 85 percent in 2010, is tempered by the fact that some students are not making the grade.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Vulnerable children need volunteers' help

GUEST COMMENTARY: Vulnerable children need volunteers' help

A serious problem is rising for vulnerable Hoosier children, but so is the opportunity to help.

April 25, 2011 5:38 pm
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