VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Community Schools board got a look at more of the preliminary concepts of what will be needed to provide a 21st century education Thursday.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso High School is one of the schools being considered for a federally funded pilot program designed to identify students at risk of not graduating on time as early as the first few weeks of their freshman year.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso School Board approved an agreement with Lumenus USA that could place up to 30 Chinese students in the high school graduating class of 2015.
VALPARAISO | The search for a new superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools officially begins today.
VALPARAISO | The recent annexation of the property for the expansion of Pratt Industries and the expected annexation of the business park portion of the Lakes of Valparaiso development will be added to the city's tax increment financing districts.
VALPARAISO | The city's economic development team took another hit Wednesday with the resignation of Stuart Summers as executive director of the city's Redevelopment Commission effective Jan. 1.
VALPARAISO | After selling one property to a new business locating in the city Wednesday, the city's Redevelopment Commission then approved purchasing another property in hope of attracting more businesses.
VALPARAISO | The selection of the City Council's appointee to the Valparaiso School Board was accomplished Monday without the anger of the Center Township Board's appointment to the board last week.
VALPARAISO | The laptop computer stocks must be about to soar thanks to funds provided to the Valparaiso and East Porter County Schools by the city's Redevelopment Commission.
VALPARAISO | Round one of the City Council's interviews of the Valparaiso Community Schools Board candidates was reduced to a two-man contest before the session even started.
VALPARAISO | As proponents of an elected school board continue to gather signatures, a change could be coming in how the appointed board is selected.
VALPARAISO | Two former assistant principals at Valparaiso High School are among the six-pack of candidates seeking to be appointed to the school board position now held by Mark Maassel.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council's planned Monday executive session to narrow down the candidates for the annual Valparaiso Community Schools Board appointment to at least three wasn't needed.
A story that appeared Wednesday in some editions of The Times incorrectly stated whose term on the Valparaiso School Board is expiring in July. The story should have said Jim Jorgensen's term is expiring.
VALPARAISO | To help area school districts create jobs and skills, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission is giving $365,000 of its 2013 education grants to the Valparaiso Community and East Porter County schools.
VALPARAISO | The council is looking for people interested in being on the Valparaiso School Board. The council appointment is one of two to be made in the coming months.
VALPARAISO | In the intercommunity battle for economic development, it might not be enough to just have shovel-ready building sites to offer to prospective businesses.
VALPARAISO | Money saved on plans to beautify the interchange at Vale Park Road and Ind. 49 will be used to triple the educational challenge grants to the Valparaiso and East Porter County school districts.
VALPARAISO | With about 40 people in the audience Monday, the city's School Board gave the council a quick lesson in how it plans to reduce spending to eliminate a $3.2 million deficit over the coming year.
VALPARAISO | There is a $3.5 million budget shortfall in Valparaiso Community Schools, and the city has about $5.4 million in property taxes tied up in tax increment financing districts, which some residents have said could help the schools.
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