HIGHLAND | The School Town of Highland Board of School Trustees approved a three-year contract for Brian Smith as superintendent of schools in a special meeting Monday.
Sylvia Thomas, of Gary, said her daughter NyCole became stressed out and physically ill last year as a freshman at Gary's Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy. NyCole's supposedly advanced classes had many students not at the same level, Thomas said.
Local superintendents say it's great the governor put more money into kindergarten, but it's a little misleading to say it will fully fund full-day kindergarten for every district in the state.
The Crown Point Community School Corp. has paved the way for local districts seeking voter approval for tax increases to aid in funding shortfalls, region school officials said.
If you want to talk about what's good in public education, you have only to look around to see the best of the best.
Local education leaders say if state education cuts continue and the funding formula remains the same, nearly every school district may ask taxpayers to increase property taxes.
Teacher evaluations are at the heart of what Indiana's top educator believes will improve education in the state. In fact, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett intends to tie evaluations -- and merit pay -- directly to ISTEP-Plus scores.
Highland schools Superintendent Mike Boskovich discusses improving student learning with declining dollars.
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