VALPARAISO | Recent changes in state law could force Valparaiso Community Schools to refuse students from outside the township, including some it now accepts.
VALPARAISO | In answer to concerns from residents, the Valparaiso Community Schools board is considering changing a policy for challenging educational materials.
VALPARAISO | The School Board has heard the reports from consultants on where the student population will be in the coming years and what needs to be done with its buildings to provide its students with a 21st century education.
VALPARAISO | Public comment has long been a controversial topic at Valparaiso Community Schools board meetings, and a change in the board's policy on public comment already is drawing more public comment.
VALPARAISO | The selection of the next Valparaiso Community Schools superintendent now has a list of criteria the School Board will use in evaluating candidates.
VALPARAISO | Should the next superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools get more in salary and benefits than a member of the U.S. Cabinet or the directors of the CIA and the FBI?
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.
The weather didn't reflect it, but Valparaiso had its own Arab Spring moment last weekend.
VALPARAISO | Two issues were on the minds of the about 250 people attending Thursday's Valparaiso School Board workshop at Benjamin Franklin Middle School.
VALPARAISO | The search for a new superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools officially begins today.
Northwest Indiana Forum President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Maassel is leaving the regional business group to become vice president of the Indiana Energy Association, a utility trade group based in Indianapolis.
One man alone decided an appointment to the Valparaiso School Board last month. The stunning wrongness of that has finally blown me off the fence on whether the city should have an appointed or elected board.
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.
Mark Maassel is president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum.
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 | In deciding what to do about its buildings, the Valparaiso School Board is getting input from several sources, including a couple of studies and, on Wednesday, the public.
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.
Into every person’s life will come an individual or two who truly make a difference. The same can be said for Northwest Indiana as a region.
As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.
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