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GOP leaders preparing to ditch Common Core

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are likely to permanently halt the three-year-old implementation of Common Core educational standards next year, after a one-year "pause" did nothing to convince a vocal minority of Hoosiers the federal government isn't taking over their local schools.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Related

New initiative to help prepare NWI students for careers

VALPARAISO | A group of local educators and business leaders is launching a pilot project with 13 school districts in Northwest Indiana to help students better connect school with the world of work.

August 14, 2012 7:45 pm
Hammond Area Career Center helps students plan for future

Hammond Area Career Center helps students plan for future

HAMMOND | A tour of the Hammond Area Career Center when he was in middle school imprinted itself on Savon Shields and inspired him to pursue a trade. Shields, a Hammond High School senior, is learning to be a welder from the ground up.

April 10, 2011 7:30 pm
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