E. Ric Frataccia
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board approved spending $20,000 to expand its pre-kindergarten program into all eight elementary schools this coming school year.
PORTAGE | Upcoming changes to employee health insurance coverage have Portage Township Schools officials wrangling with how to meet new requirements in the most cost-effective manner.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will no longer use their attorney to collect past due book rental fees.
PORTAGE | Pay increases for 18 Portage Township Schools administrators were put on hold Monday.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board was presented with a $2.7 million three-year capital improvements plan Wednesday night.
PORTAGE | Summer for high school and middle school students can be a much-anticipated break from routines.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools are reviewing two policies regarding conferences and per diem expenses.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools Superintendent E. Ric Frataccia said he may recommend a policy requiring random drug testing of high school students in the next few months.
There's more to educating students than reading, writing and arithmetic in Porter County.
PORTAGE | A Portage High School paraprofessional was terminated Thursday following her arrest on drug charges earlier this month.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools moved forward Monday night with technology projects, approving two and moving forward with a third.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools could be looking to the sun or the wind to provide some of its power in the future.
PORTAGE | A Portage Township Schools committee will be working on developing a social media policy for students and employees.
PORTAGE | When Portage High School West was constructed nearly four decades ago, open concept classrooms were the newest thing in construction.
PORTAGE | Just about two years ago Portage Township Schools found itself in a bind.
PORTAGE | A Fegely Middle School teacher was arrested Friday after police said he sent sexually oriented text messages and a sexually explicit picture of himself to two former Fegely female students.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board will consider requiring people who want to speak at a public meeting to fill out a form prior to the meeting.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will try again to carve itself out of the city's tax increment financing district.
PORTAGE | Following last month's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Portage Township Schools officials are taking a renewed look at how to keep students safe.
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.
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