Proponents of traditional public schools are upset about the Indiana General Assembly forgiving startup loans for charter schools — even schools that failed. They make a good point.
In an Indiana General Assembly session where so much could have been done for K-12 public schools, the super majorities in the House and Senate let those opportunities slip through their fingers.
GARY | Northwest Indiana charter schools are hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18, hosted by 21st Century Charter School, 556 Washington St
INDIANAPOLIS | They started from the bottom, but on Tuesday the 12 members of the Thea Bowman Academy boys basketball team were honored by the top political leaders in the state.
While we're glad the Indiana Supreme Court upheld Indiana's school voucher law, we're not in a rush to see that law expanded.
If you've read any of my previous columns, you'll know I'm no friend of public education. I used to have the same attitude toward charter schools.
The outlook for K-12 education might be a bit murky as educators across the state wait for new state education leader Glenda Ritz to set her agenda.
The Charter School of the Dunes in Gary's Miller area is going forward with construction of its new building even though Ball State University decided to stop sponsoring the school. It's a gutsy move, but not the only one the school needs to make.
Here we go again, listening to ingratiating promises from state government about prioritizing education and promising a whopping 1 percent increase to public school funding. It sure looks like the little pea of additional school funding is there in plain sight under the shell of public schoo…
One of the great Indiana success stories of the past decade is what we’ve accomplished in the area of education reform. I am always proud to tell the story of our state’s success in Washington, D.C., and now, as I begin my service as chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Early Childhood…
New Gary school Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt is building partnerships with local universities and businesses. This can only benefit the district and its students.
It is important for all of us to understand the public good of public education.
The Indiana Senate District 5 race is, in part, a referendum on the rapid pace of education reform in Indiana.
It seems that across the country, public schools are being attacked and teachers are being vilified. Politicians champion aggressive reform that essentially dismantles public education in order to replace it with a privatized education systems.
Gary Community School Corp.'s enrollment figures are evidence that Gary's parents want choices in the types of schools their children attend.
Teacher Celeste Ux helps fourth-grader Tyon Johnson with his math fact triangles Thursday afternoon at Charter School of the Dunes in Gary.
Jaynin Crooms and Sheridan Zarobinski quiz fellow students with math fact triangles Thursday afternoon at Charter School of the Dunes in Gary.
Indiana has moved quickly on a number of school reform issues. It's important to continue this change, with the principle of putting the parent in charge of a child's education being paramount.
In Chicago, teachers are poised to go on strike over a pay metric they think is unfair, longer school days they’d rather not work, and class sizes they consider unreasonable.
Gary's new school superintendent, Cheryl Pruitt, was a good choice for that position. She is from Gary, knows the community, was a product of the Gary Community School Corp., but she left Gary and broadened her outlook on education.
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