The 3 R's in school refer to the foundations of basic skills: Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic. The 3 R's graduate to the 3 E's, which are standards for college and career readiness. What are the 3 E's? Employers! Expectations! Effort!
Parent involvement plays an important role in students’ achievement across all school levels. Secondary students need their parents’ assistance!
I’m pleased to read in Peggy Buffington's column there are long-term improvements in our public schools.
Peggy Buffington, superintendent, Schools City of Hobart, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.
Are Indiana’s public schools broken and in need of great reform, or did lawmakers use the claim of needed improvement to privatize education through school vouchers?
Peggy Buffington is superintendent of School City of Hobart.
School City of Hobart Superintendent Dr. Peggy Buffington reflects on 2012 and provides a scope of future plans for her school community.
Educators in Northwest Indiana entered 2012 with their eyes sharply focused on helping their students grow and learn. Educator roles included “embracing” 21st century learning skills which included the following:
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence is understandably concerned about the need to prepare Hoosier students for 21st century careers. So are people in Northwest Indiana.
Last year was pivotal for K-12 education in Indiana with a number of hot button issues including collective bargaining, vouchers, teacher evaluation and merit pay.
As we now move into our fifth year of providing an annual progress edition, the One Region, One Vision initiative has continued to evolve from the modest challenge to a movement being embraced on so many levels by many different people and organizations.
While none of us would want to turn the clock back on what technology has to offer, serious ethical and moral issues have risen with technology use in society. Everyone is scrambling on how to handle the misuse of technology.
Porter Township School Corp. is the latest school district in Northwest Indiana looking to adopt a wireless network. If approved and installed, it will join Tri-Creek School Corp., the School City of Hobart and the School Town of Munster, in creating a wireless environment.
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.
HOBART | Hundreds packed the Hobart High School auditorium as Superintendent Dr. Peggy Buffington hosted the One Region, One Vision 'Educating Our Way to a Better Economy' Summit Wednesday.
Leaders from Northwest Indiana are taking a unique approach to produce world-class workers by collaborating on an action plan. The goal is to educate and equip a work force with the skills the region needs to compete and thrive in a global economy.
Peggy Buffington, superintendent of the School City of Hobart
HOBART | READ 180 is an intensive reading intervention program that helps teachers meet the needs of struggling readers whose reading achievement is below proficient level.
HOBART | The School City of Hobart's ‘Parents as Teachers' program takes early learning very seriously and their Feb. 9 Showcase of Preschools is a strong testament.
HOBART | At George Earle, 400 North Wilson, early childhood education initiatives have become a hot topic as studies continue to show that children can be taught at the early stages of infancy.
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