Democrats in the Indiana Senate are making a big push for state funding for early childhood education. They're headed in the right direction.
CROWN POINT | On May 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Community School will hold a Kindergarten Open House.
HOBART | The Early Learning Center at George Earle Elementary School has scheduled a kindergarten kickoff from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Monday.
SCHERERVILLE | At the beginning of the school year, Kelly Rodriguez and Kristy Sliger promised their kindergarten classes at Forest Ridge Academy that there would be a celebration on the 100th Day of School.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools kindergarten registration will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. April 3 at each elementary school for children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.
CHICAGO | All incoming Chicago Public Schools students will have access to full-day kindergarten for the first time beginning next year.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Community Schools are announcing dates for pre-enrollment of next year's kindergarten students.
As the House Democratic members of the Education Committee, we are privileged to serve as the standard-bearer for new Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.
VALPARAISO | In a special session lasting barely five minutes Thursday, the Valparaiso Community Schools board approved reductions in several budget categories and increased its appropriations for the general fund.
For the most part, the best advice for education reform is to sit back and wait for the results of recently enacted reforms to become clear. There's an exception, though.
CROWN POINT | Winfield Elementary School students collected many boxes of toiletries and treats for our servicemen and women. Mrs. Ostrozovich’s class is pictured with letters the Kindergarten class wrote to our GI’s Serving overseas.
CROWN POINT | Kindergartners in Mrs. Mesich’s class at St. Mary Catholic Community School took part in their version electoral process and voted on Tuesday.
Before lawmakers throw money at the thorny issue of early-childhood education they should consider an experiment in Richmond aimed at getting parents to read to their children daily.
INDIANAPOLIS | A specter is haunting the race for Indiana governor — the specter of Mitch Daniels.
CEDAR LAKE | Jane Ball Elementary School hosted a Back-to-School Night for their kindergarten families on Thursday, August 16. The event began with a school-wide assembly led by Principal Mrs. Teri Crussen. Kindergarteners were given the opportunity to meet their teachers while parents learn…
HOBART | The School City of Hobart proudly graduated their Kindergarten classes on June 6 from the Early Learning Center at George Earle. Led by Dr. Peggy Buffington and ELC Principal Sara Gutierrez, hundreds filled Hobart High School's gymnasium to experience their pint-sized graduates comp…
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will offer next year's kindergarten class as a full-day experience.
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