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Superintendents sound off on the state of education in Indiana

Superintendents sound off on the state of education in Indiana

Editors note: Six school superintendents are retiring this year in Lake and Porter counties. Two retired last year. Among the most highly respected educators in the state, their departure paves the way for younger and, in some cases, veteran educators to take their place. They have invested …

May 24, 2014 9:30 pm Video Photos

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Correction

An article in Friday's edition should have said the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township is asking voters pay an extra 21 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.

May 02, 2014 1:17 pm

Hebron school leaders counting on referendum

HEBRON | Administrators, parents and staff in the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township have done a lot of work to make residents aware of and educate them about the upcoming school referendum vote.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

Hebron school board weighs referendum opinion

HEBRON | While regular monthly business was conducted at the Boone Township school board meeting last week, board members, administrators, and the public also voiced their opinions about the upcoming May 6 referendum, which will seek voter approval for an increase in the school property tax …

March 17, 2014 12:00 am
MSD Boone Township board to vote on referendum

MSD Boone Township board to vote on referendum

HEBRON | School leaders in the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township hope to have more success with a general fund referendum than they did a year ago.

February 17, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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Boone Twp. schools wants second try at referendum

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board has a new member, a new attorney and a new controversy.

January 14, 2014 5:58 pm
Hebron has few options after losing referendum

Hebron has few options after losing referendum

In the two months since the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township lost its appeal to voters for additional funding, the district has reduced both teachers and programs, the superintendent said.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am

Hebron school officials to look at potential cuts

HEBRON | School officials will start next week deciding what to cut from next year’s budget in order to bring spending in line with their funding.

May 08, 2013 4:49 pm

Special elections cost money

Three local school districts are paying for a special election May 7 asking voters to approve a tax increase in their respective communities.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Hebron School Board approves tax referendum

HEBRON | Despite some concern expressed by residents and business owners regarding higher taxes in Boone Township, the School Board approved a general fund referendum.

January 22, 2013 9:30 pm

Hebron school board reorganizes

HEBRON | Re-elected Boone Township school board members David Molchan and Peter Blank were sworn in at the group’s meeting Tuesday evening.

January 14, 2013 5:34 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana must restore school funding cuts

The Indiana General Assembly will focus on a two-year state budget as well as adjustments this year. The greatest impact on the state budget will be the dollars appropriated for education.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Hebron schools considering tax increase request in May

HEBRON | The Metropolitan School District of Boone Township is in financial trouble and won't be able to continue its present staffing and programs without a tax increase.

December 13, 2012 9:17 pm
Hebon schools in line for AdvanceEd accreditation

Hebon schools in line for AdvanceEd accreditation

HEBRON | Hebron schools will become the latest school system in Lake and Porter counties to become certified by the largest accreditation agency in the world, school officials said.

October 22, 2012 7:00 pm
Some local superintendents call state's school funding formula inequitable

Some local superintendents call state's school funding formula inequitable

Pamela May does not know a lot about Gary's per-student funding and what it means to her only daughter, a junior in the high-ability program at West Side Leadership Academy.

September 08, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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MSD of Boone Township Board of School Trustees

MSD of Boone Township Board of School Trustees

MSD of Boone Township Board of School Trustees meet July 10.

July 06, 2012 1:42 pm

Hebron school audit finds no major problems

The Indiana State Board of Accounts issued an audit report on the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township in Porter County with some comments, but no misconduct was alleged.

March 27, 2012 6:00 pm

House GOP budget hits local school funding hard

INDIANAPOLIS | Many Northwest Indiana schools would receive less state funding over the next two years under a Republican budget plan expected to be approved by a House committee Friday.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am

Hebron schools anticipate lower revenue

HEBRON | Hebron schools has advertised a 2011 general fund down 3 percent from this year's spending.

August 31, 2010 12:00 am

School Board OKs cheaper fix to high school baseball field, names new varsity coach

HEBRON | An extensive renovation of the Hebron High School baseball field will begin next month, but it may not be ready in time for the start of the next season.

August 11, 2010 5:00 pm
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