PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board approved two new administrators for the upcoming school year.
CHICAGO | Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.
CHICAGO (AP) — Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.
Trying to change a treasured institution is risky. It can bring improvement or disaster. It most certainly will be divisive because entrenched leaders will try to protect their power, prestige and financial interests.
CHICAGO | As St. Florian School readies to open its doors for a new school year Aug. 25, school officials are hoping for continued success in fundraising and increased enrollment.
INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Educational Talent Search program is hosting a free enrichment program Monday through Aug. 1 designed to enhance reading, mathematical and technology skills for incoming seventh- and eighth-graders.
HOOVER, Ala. | Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform — not that they're complaining.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has advocated that players should be getting a bigger piece of college athletics' substantial monetary pie for years.
ST. JOHN | The St. John Chamber of Commerce recently awarded three, $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from St. John, Lindsey Trepton, of Hanover Central High School, and Bridget Protsman and Tari Markowski, both from Lake Central High School.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana took in more money than it spent during the 2014 budget year, even as Republican Gov. Mike Pence's tax cuts dropped total state revenue below the prior year for the first time since the Great Recession.
For computer and electrical engineering department chair and professor Jeff Will, his dedication has been acknowledged on a national level through an American Society of Engineering Education National Outstanding Teaching Medal.
HAMMOND | Building an air conditioner, learning how airplanes fly, making and testing concrete, and gaining insights into how tall buildings are designed are in store for middle and high school students who participate in Purdue University Calumet’s Engineering Summer Camp, July 21-25. The a…
INDIANAPOLIS | Wabash College is launching a varsity lacrosse program next year and already has players from Chicago, California and Washington. Not bad for a school that doesn't offer athletic scholarships.
CHICAGO | A new Illinois law aims to help dyslexic students by training educators on how to better identify and teach young people with the learning disability.
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.
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