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Ritz lauds teaching in Merrillville

Ritz lauds teaching in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | As she walked around and listened to teachers and students interact in Merrillville Community Schools, Indiana education leader Glenda Ritz told educators they are doing the kind of teaching that needs to happen all over the state.

September 10, 2014 7:18 pm Photos

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Merrillvillle commission eying grants to schools from redevelopment funds

MERRILLVILLE | Infrastructure projects are among the regular issues handled by the Merrillville Redevelopment Commission, but the panel is breaking ground in another direction.

August 15, 2014 10:47 am
Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.

August 10, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Merrillville High named Four Star School

Merrillville High named Four Star School

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville High School joined the ranks of schools which were named Indiana Four Star Schools in the 2012-13 school year.

July 07, 2014 5:18 pm Photos

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Zoeller: New grants can fund school officers

In light of school shootings across the country, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is traveling the state encouraging school leaders to apply for a new state grant that will help fund school resource officer positions to enhance school safety.

August 20, 2013 5:30 pm
House honors retiring M'ville schools superintendent

House honors retiring M'ville schools superintendent

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House honored retiring Superintendent Tony Lux of the Merrillville Community School Corp. Monday, unanimously adopting a resolution thanking Lux for his "years of dedicated service to the children of our state."

March 18, 2013 6:15 pm

Students experience minor glitch with online ISTEP-Plus testing

Some students in Northwest Indiana and across the state experienced minor glitches when they began online ISTEP-Plus testing Monday.

April 26, 2011 7:00 pm
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