Students' battery of exams leaves little time for learning
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GARY | Surrounding cadavers on stretchers, grouped around backlit X-ray boxes and gathered in front of computer screens, participants in this year's International Human Cadaver Prosection Program spent Friday imaging the deceased.
Derek Redelman of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce recently claimed school counselors aren’t meeting student needs regarding preparation for college and careers. His source of information is a survey conducted by the chamber regarding how much time school counselors spend on various school duties.
MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.
INDIANAPOLIS | The members of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's State Board of Education seized total control of the school policy panel Wednesday by reducing its statutory chairwoman Glenda Ritz, the elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, to a mere figurehead.
INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-first agenda of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
Energy won't be the only thing draining from kids while they play outside this summer.
KOUTS | High school students from the University of Notre Dame's Summer Scholars program found artifacts at the Collier Lodge in Kouts after two days of digging.
Many view America's education system as a failure, but in at least one important way, it's been a success — a success in dumbing down the nation so we fall easy prey to charlatans, hustlers and quacks.
INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:
BLOOMINGTON | Indiana plans to immediately begin guaranteeing four-year scholarships to athletes and will agree not to reduce the amount of money students on partial scholarship receive year to year based on illness, injury or ability, athletic director Fred Glass said Friday.
CROWN POINT | The Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy will accept applications until 4 p.m. Monday for its next emergency medical technician training program, which will begin in July. Applications for the six-month course are available from 8 a.m. to…
There is enough confusion in education right now to make any teacher or student’s head spin. Under the leadership of Superintendent Glenda Ritz, the Indiana Department of Education has failed to properly manage our state’s No Child Left Behind waiver. This oversight, or lack thereof, could p…
A brother and sister with autism steered Dolton, Ill. teen Kenye` Askew toward a career in medicine.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.
In my stubbornness, I rarely completely change the way I think about things.
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