E. Ric Frataccia
VALPARAISO | Eighty people working in eight committees will attempt over the next three weeks to come up with a plan for upgrading the schools at a cost the community will support.
VALPARAISO | On a night when public hearings at the Valparaiso City Council meeting were held on two budgets totaling more than $90 million, it could be a $100,000 request to pay for road salt for the coming winter that most will remember.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana education officials are on track to replace the state's hard-to-understand opaque system for rating schools using letter grades with a new hard-to-understand opaque system for rating schools using letter grades.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission hopes plans for an airport development zone can still take flight.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Schools employees will get a 1.5 percent raise if the School Board's 2015 budget is approved as presented to the state.
PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board members aren't saying who their pick for superintendent is, despite already offering him the job.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will advertise a flatline budget for 2015.
PORTAGE | It may be the end of the school year, but the Portage Township School Board approved appointments for the coming year.
VALPARAISO | After reviewing applications from more than 20 superintendent candidates, the Valparaiso Community Schools board chose a city resident to succeed Michael Berta. Again.
PORTAGE | A proposed pay increase for crossing guards working schools within city limits has raised an issue here.
PORTAGE | An open house for outgoing Portage Township Schools Superintendent E. Ric Frataccia will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28 in the Portage High School East Commons.
PORTAGE | Portage High School officials this week got a first look at what Portage High School West could be with interior walls.
PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission this week approved a grant, giving the Portage Township Schools $100,000.
PORTAGE | When what is now known as Portage High School West was constructed some four decades ago, the open classroom concept was the in thing.
SOUTH HAVEN | Jennifer Sass will take on the role of Portage High School principal beginning July 1.
PORTAGE | Neighbors' Educational Opportunities Inc., the nonprofit group that operates adult education programs here, is considering purchasing the former Garyton Elementary School from Portage Township Schools.
PORTAGE | If everything falls into place, all Portage Township Schools students in grades six through 12 will be using iPads in their English and math classes next fall.
PORTAGE | Graduating seniors won't have to come back to school after receiving their diplomas after all.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board has just begun the process of selecting a new superintendent, but members appear to be differing on the approach.
PORTAGE | Portage High School seniors may not have to return to classes after they graduate after all.
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