Enrolling in college isn't enough. Degree completion is the route to success. And Indiana has a long way to go.
How many times have you heard people use the cliche, "Give it the old college try"? For college graduation rates, perhaps a new college try is in order.
INDIANAPOLIS | The carefree childhood always has been more aspirational than actual for many, and a new analysis finds girls growing up in Indiana often have a harder time than girls living elsewhere.
Recently, I was driving around with my daughter and we came across a high school. She asked me if that school was a “bad” school.
MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana's two regional Purdue University campuses are likely to come under scrutiny in January when Gov. Mitch Daniels takes over as Purdue's president.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Superintendent Tony Bennett delivered a State of Education address Tuesday that sounded more like a campaign ad than an update on the status of Indiana's schools.
GRIFFITH | It now takes fewer credits to graduate from Griffith High School.
INDIANAPOLIS | More than 600 school and community leaders shared strategies Wednesday to reduce Indiana's high school dropout rate, including a LaPorte County program that works with expelled students to keep them on track toward graduation.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett plans to focus on school quality and student achievement following legislative victories that saw enactment of nearly every education reform measure he's sought.
This is the text, as prepared for delivery, of State Superintendent Tony Bennett's 2011 State of Education address presented Tuesday at the Indiana History Center in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS | A schoolwide focus on improving its graduation rate paid off Wednesday for Kankakee Valley High School to the tune of $20,000.
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