INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's schools would minimize constitutionally mandated focus on general "knowledge and learning," and become worker training centers from the earliest grades under an agenda announced Tuesday by Gov. Mike Pence.
State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary
It was 50 years ago this Friday that President John F. Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas. Several local public figures recalled their reaction to the assassination and its aftermath.
HOBART | The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., of Gary, will host its annual Teach-A-Rama awards luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence makes it sound like the simplest thing in the world: "We grade our kids every day in the classroom; we can grade our schools every year."
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are back to square one in deciding whether to keep, adapt or dump Common Core educational standards for Indiana schools.
Gary Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, a retired teacher and a strong proponent of traditional public schools, said she sees nothing wrong with a charter school that has lost its authorizer shopping around for a new one.
GARY | Charter School of the Dunes celebrated its 10th anniversary with the grand opening of its new building at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Old Hobart Road.
INDIANAPOLIS | Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, tried bringing a swift end to the hullaballo over Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards Monday by pointing out the state controls its standards and they can always be changed.
To celebrate its 30th anniversary in July, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority honored 30 individuals who have had significant impacts on the hospitality and tourism industry along the South Shore.
A retired public school teacher and a true trailblazer, State Sen. Earline Rogers is widely recognized as one of the Indiana General Assembly's most effective leaders. Among her many legislative accomplishments, Rogers filed the first bill to create casino gaming in Indiana and co-authored r…
While people like U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita and Indiana lawmakers push back against Common Core standards, schools are going forward with implementation. The schools are right to do so.
Ensuring our public school principals have the skills and tools they need to be successful is essential to student achievement and creating a job-ready workforce.
INDIANAPOLIS | The bond procedures that counties follow to release those accused of crimes from jail before trial were scrutinized Thursday by a panel of state lawmakers and court system leaders.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new vote analysis of the 2013 legislative session shows the Republican-controlled General Assembly — except for a handful of region Democrats — was practically a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
We likely will argue the merits of the death penalty until the end of time.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three top executives from CTB/McGraw Hill, the company that administers the annual ISTEP+ standardized exams, are expected to explain to state lawmakers Friday why at least 78,269 Hoosier students experienced test interruptions in April and May.
GARY | Gov. Mike Pence deployed his "four-corner offense" Wednesday by stopping in Northwest Indiana to promote job and economic development through the region.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has approved two of the most significant changes to Indiana's criminal law in decades.
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