Edwardsport project requires hard look
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican House and Senate leaders, along with Gov. Mike Pence, claimed victory for their legislative agendas Friday, while Democrats despaired that the 2014 Indiana General Assembly didn't do more to improve the lives of everyday Hoosiers.
MUNCIE, Ind. | Four conservative Republican Indiana legislators are questioning Ball State University's decision to prohibit the teaching of intelligent design in a science course.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Former Purdue University president France Cordova says she's looking forward to starting work as the new director of the National Science Foundation.
WHITING | Looking toward the future, students at St. John the Baptist School got a taste of teamwork and how to complete a work assignment when the school partnered with Dow Chemical Company from Kankakee, Ill., for a design competition.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state is poised to become an education island after the Republican-controlled Senate approved legislation Wednesday fully withdrawing Indiana from the Common Core standards used by 45 other states to define what students should learn at each grade level.
Graduating high school seniors from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties can apply for a scholarship program offered by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators.
As the 2014 legislative session comes to a close, legislative trends and efforts are clearly earmarked by examples of discrimination, favoritism for religious interests and increased profit making for businesses and investors at the expense of public education. Here are some questions about …
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican state lawmakers defending their plan to allow Hoosiers to carry guns in school parking lots were accused Monday of bullying conference committee witnesses who argued that guns at schools will make children less safe.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.
CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover Community School Corporation will hold kindergarten registration for the 2014-15 school year at Lincoln Elementary School on Thursday and March 14.
DYER | Mathletes from the East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy proved that “Math is the only subject that counts” at the Indiana Association of School Principal’s annual M.A.T.H. Bowl competition held Feb. 27 at Kahler Middle School.
MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster will conduct kindergarten registration Wednesday as well as registration for all students new to the school district who plan to attend during the 2014-15 school year.
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 Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
SOUTH BEND | Notre Dame tennis player Matt Dooley said the hardest person to tell he was gay was himself.
INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
First the corporate education reformers came for our local control through property tax caps, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't paying attention. I didn't know that changing the funding from property tax to state sales/income tax would harm my schools. I was running carpool.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to use cameras in enforcing school bus stop-arm violations will not get a final Senate vote and is dead for the year.
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