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YOUNG VOICES: ACT, SAT, what's in it for me?

YOUNG VOICES: ACT, SAT, what's in it for me?

Standardized testing is a grueling part of the college admissions process that every college-bound student has to endure. The SAT and ACT are meant to aid colleges in their selection of students through the evaluation of test scores from all high school students. College Board is making chan…

April 21, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Balancing life can be difficult, but necessary

YOUNG VOICES: Balancing life can be difficult, but necessary

High school is stressful enough without the worry of choosing the right college as well as what major you are interested in.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana must embrace Common Core for growth

The United States was originally not so united when 13 colonies defeated a powerful British army to secure our independence. As all states are responsible for educating their citizenry, we now have a 50-headed monster that has no chance against determined emerging superpowers like China and …

October 15, 2013 12:00 am

Merrillville High School resets postponed SAT for Saturday

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville seems a long way from the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, but the storm had an impact on the scheduled SAT that was to be held at the high school Nov. 3.

November 10, 2012 7:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Arts background helps generate creative solutions

GUEST COMMENTARY: Arts background helps generate creative solutions

A look around Northwest Indiana quickly proves we value the arts. Whether it’s the West Side Theatre Guild in Gary, the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, the Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City, the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University or the sculpture gard…

July 22, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Hey, did you read about ... oh, probably not

PHIL WIELAND: Hey, did you read about ... oh, probably not

SAT reading scores are so low for the class of 2011 that schools should consider skipping the issuance of diplomas since most of the kids won't be able to read them anyway.

September 16, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: How to solve the nation's unemployment problem

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: How to solve the nation's unemployment problem

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its unemployment data for February 2011, the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent, the first time it has been below 9 percent since April 2009.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
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