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Deb Porter

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's wrong to blame state's troubles on Ritz

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's wrong to blame state's troubles on Ritz

In a recent op-ed, State Board of Education member Tony Walker stated, “Indiana is in jeopardy of losing its exemption from No Child Left Behind” because of the change in the superintendent of public instruction in 2013. He further encourages us to believe “the U.S. Department of Education h…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Candidate points to potential losses for local schools

Candidate points to potential losses for local schools

VALPARAISO | Indiana risks losing its waiver for No Child Left Behind and, with it, roughly $200 million in federal education funding.

July 11, 2014 2:00 pm

USW 6787 endorses Moseley, Porter

PORTAGE | USW Local 6787 has announced its endorsements of candidates for 2014 state legislative races.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

Drive for elected Valpo school board goes online

VALPARAISO | Hoping to rekindle interest in the petition drive to change the city's School Board to an elected body, organizers are taking the campaign to the Web.

February 19, 2013 10:40 am

Charbonneau wins close one over Porter

VALPARAISO | State Sen. Ed Charbonneau appears to have won re-election over Democrat Deb Porter in a race he said he knew was "going to be closer than anybody would want."

November 06, 2012 9:15 pm
EDITORIAL: We pick Charbonneau in Indiana Senate District 5

EDITORIAL: We pick Charbonneau in Indiana Senate District 5

The Indiana Senate District 5 race is, in part, a referendum on the rapid pace of education reform in Indiana.

October 30, 2012 12:00 am

Portage teachers, School Board OK contract

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board unanimously approved a new teacher contract Wednesday night. The teachers had ratified the agreement the day before.

October 11, 2012 12:00 am
State Senate candidate claims opponent wants to kill Medicare

State Senate candidate claims opponent wants to kill Medicare

INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic Indiana Senate candidate Deb Porter on Wednesday blasted state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, for his support of a state law that could someday end Medicare for Hoosier seniors.

July 11, 2012 7:00 pm Related
Deb Porter

Deb Porter

Deb Porter

April 30, 2012 10:01 pm
Teachers rally to save public education

Teachers rally to save public education

PORTAGE | Sharon Santiago taught her fourth-graders at Union Center Elementary School in Union Township about the three branches of government Tuesday.

April 05, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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Portage teachers plan informational picketing session

PORTAGE | The Portage Association of Teachers has received approval from the city to hold an informational picket at Willowcreek Middle School at 5 p.m. April 5.

March 14, 2011 8:25 pm
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