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Duneland schools administrator shuffle approved

CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corp. board unanimously approved four administrative changes at Monday night’s meeting.

June 25, 2013 4:39 pm

Commissioner: Use hospital cash for computers

VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams thinks the potential for the county's high school students is endless, especially if she can help get the right tools in their hands.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am
Building outlay skews HAST per-student cost

Building outlay skews HAST per-student cost

A list of school expenditures of every school in Indiana has prompted a political blogger to post them online and present them as though they are actual and accurate per-student costs for each school. Local principals, superintendents and others said those calculations are misleading because…

December 22, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Schools, police across region handling social media-fueled rumors

Schools, police across region handling social media-fueled rumors

Last week's shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School and the notion that the world could end Friday has fueled rumors across the region and nation, many of them targeting schools. Police said three teens were arrested Wednesday and Thursday after making threats.

December 20, 2012 1:30 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Outside input on Duneland's budget

When Duneland School Corp. sought permission to raise taxes in a May 8 referendum, school officials promised to seek private sector help in crafting the school district's budget. That campaign promise is being fulfilled quickly.

May 21, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Tax hike needed to protect Duneland students

EDITORIAL: Tax hike needed to protect Duneland students

Duneland School Corp. offers an excellent education to its students. It's up to the voters to ensure that continues to happen.

April 23, 2012 12:00 am

Early voting begins Monday

VALPARAISO | After months of hearing about the contentious GOP presidential primary race, local voters will have their first chance to go to the polls Monday.

April 07, 2012 6:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Vote on school taxes, demand accountability

Valparaiso and Duneland officials are right to pursue plans for referendums to raise more money for the school districts, just as Crown Point has already done.

February 13, 2012 12:00 am

Duneland School Corp. to hold community forum on financial problems

CHESTERTON | Like other local schools districts, the Duneland School Corp. is facing a financial situation because of a drop in state funding and community members' input is needed.

February 04, 2012 6:15 pm
Lake County schools provide opportunities for academic success

Lake County schools provide opportunities for academic success

If you want to talk about what's good in public education, you have only to look around to see the best of the best.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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