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Metropolitan School District Of Boone Township

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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Cents, percents didn't make sense

Mike Walstra's letter to the editor Sunday should have said the proposed MSD Boone Township property tax rate increase would be 23.38 cents. 

May 07, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Vote in today's school referendum

In three Northwest Indiana school districts, there are tax referendums on the ballot today. The future of your schools and property values, as well as your property tax bills, is at stake.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Vote yes on school tax referendums

There are separate extenuating circumstances, but the core problem faced by the Munster, Union Township and Boone Township school districts is a failure of the state government to adequately fund the operation of local schools.

May 05, 2013 12:00 am

Study property tax bill, vote in May 7 referendum

I live in Boone Township. I believe my property taxes are already high, with the largest share of the property tax bill going to the school.

April 26, 2013 12:00 am
Enrollment numbers spike, drop for some local districts on count day

Enrollment numbers spike, drop for some local districts on count day

School districts across Northwest Indiana and the state took a head count Friday, and the numbers were up and down across the board.

September 16, 2011 9:30 pm Photos

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