Since taking office last year, one of the most exciting things to see in Indiana has been the growing momentum and support for early childhood education.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Early learning.
PORTAGE | Pairs of students took turns rolling a die Tuesday morning.
Early childhood education is important to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. He devoted five paragraphs on that subject in his State of the State speech Jan. 14. He even took the rare step of testifying at an Indiana Senate committee hearing on legislation that would implement his idea of a voucher-ba…
HOBART | Staff and students at the Early Learning Center at George Earle School took a stroll down the Yellow Brick Road recently.
PORTAGE | Kindergarten Round Up in the Portage Township Schools will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. April 2 at each elementary school for children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.
ST. JOHN | Kindergarten Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year will be held at all six Lake Central Elementary Schools on Wednesday and Thursday, March 12 & 13 from 9-11 a.m., and Noon - 2 p.m. To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before August 1, and lega…
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence took the unusual step of testifying before a Senate committee last week in support of a proposal to offer up to 1,000 vouchers for low-income prekindergarten students. It's a worthy cause.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence personally appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday and asked the panel to advance a House-approved prekindergarten voucher program for up to 1,000 low-income Hoosier children.
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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's 2014 education agenda is aggressive, to say the least.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's 2014 education agenda, released Dec. 10, 2013.
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.
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