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EDITORIAL: Keep students on track for degrees

Enrolling in college isn't enough. Degree completion is the route to success. And Indiana has a long way to go.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: A new college try for graduation rates

DOUG ROSS: A new college try for graduation rates

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.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Video
Study finds Hoosier girls face more hurdles than peers elsewhere

Study finds Hoosier girls face more hurdles than peers elsewhere

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.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am Related
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Good schools are more than just test scores

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Good schools are more than just test scores

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.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Daniels eyes locations, graduation rates of region's Purdue campuses

Daniels eyes locations, graduation rates of region's Purdue campuses

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. 

November 18, 2012 12:00 am
Bennett campaigns for better schools, second term

Bennett campaigns for better schools, second term

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.

September 25, 2012 7:00 pm Related

Griffith School Board reduces total credits needed to graduate high school

GRIFFITH | It now takes fewer credits to graduate from Griffith High School.

February 12, 2012 6:50 pm

Indiana education leaders discuss dropout prevention tools, including LaPorte County program

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.

September 28, 2011 4:00 pm
Bennett: Indiana leads nation in education reforms

Bennett: Indiana leads nation in education reforms

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.

September 13, 2011 8:15 pm Related
PDF: Text of 2011 State of Education address

PDF: Text of 2011 State of Education address

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.

September 13, 2011 3:38 pm

Kankakee Valley rewarded for improving graduation rate

INDIANAPOLIS | A schoolwide focus on improving its graduation rate paid off Wednesday for Kankakee Valley High School to the tune of $20,000.

June 22, 2011 7:25 pm
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