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Students' battery of exams leaves little time for learning

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Program puts participants in touch with cadavers

Program puts participants in touch with cadavers

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. 

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TONY LUX: An example of hypocritical school funding decreases

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.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am

Cancer center programs serve patients and families

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.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

State school board sidelines Ritz

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.

July 09, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

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.

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related
The region battles summer brain drain

The region battles summer brain drain

Energy won't be the only thing draining from kids while they play outside this summer.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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More artifacts unearthed at Collier Lodge

More artifacts unearthed at Collier Lodge

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. 

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WALTER WILLIAMS: Education establishment's success

WALTER WILLIAMS: Education establishment's success

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.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Many new laws take effect Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:

June 28, 2014 10:30 pm

Indiana to offer multiyear scholarships

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.

June 27, 2014 5:15 pm
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Resume Word Cloud Concept

June 27, 2014 2:53 pm

EMS Academy offers EMT-paramedic training program

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…

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership is necessary to fix Indiana’s waiver woes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Leadership is necessary to fix Indiana’s waiver woes

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…

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
Students learn about tech careers

Students learn about tech careers

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

Teen headed from the stage to career in medicine

A brother and sister with autism steered Dolton, Ill. teen Kenye` Askew toward a career in medicine.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Pence tax conference focuses on simplification

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.

June 24, 2014 12:51 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Laude system works in honoring graduates

YOUNG VOICES: Laude system works in honoring graduates

In my stubbornness, I rarely completely change the way I think about things.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Addressing poverty begins with early education

GUEST COMMENTARY: Addressing poverty begins with early education

The Times is to be commended for taking an aggressive approach on the issue of poverty in our country. We know our economy is among the strongest in the world. And yet many of the social issues demographers across the world consider to be important indicators of quality of life are in fact, …

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
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