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Highland hires away North Newton superintendent

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.

June 10, 2013 8:15 pm
Local parents take advantage of vouchers

Local parents take advantage of vouchers

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.

August 07, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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Superintendents, boards striving to offer low-cost full-day kindergarten

Superintendents, boards striving to offer low-cost full-day kindergarten

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.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Crown Point referendum paves way for other school districts

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.

May 03, 2011 10:45 pm
Lake County schools provide opportunities for academic success

Lake County schools provide opportunities for academic success

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.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Are referenda the way to raise money for schools?

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.

November 22, 2010 12:00 am
Does pay idea have merit?

Does pay idea have merit?

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.

October 03, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Live chat with Mike Boskovich

Highland schools Superintendent Mike Boskovich discusses improving student learning with declining dollars.

September 08, 2010 11:00 am
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