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Partnership has positive impact on Hobart schools

HOBART | The Hobart Police Department and the School City of Hobart have expanded their partnership with multiple initiatives that went into place this school year.

October 13, 2014 7:30 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Back to school, and the future is bright

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Back to school, and the future is bright

There is always such anticipation for students and parents at the beginning of every school year, and there should be! Schools are exciting places with so many wonderful opportunities for learning! Our students are the future. They are the next generation of makers and innovators.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: 3 R's make way for 3 E's in education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: 3 R's make way for 3 E's in education

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!

March 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ask your child about progress toward goals

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ask your child about progress toward goals

Parent involvement plays an important role in students’ achievement across all school levels. Secondary students need their parents’ assistance!

September 22, 2013 12:00 am

School vouchers foster healthy competition

I’m pleased to read in Peggy Buffington's column there are long-term improvements in our public schools.

May 23, 2013 12:00 am
Peggy Buffington

Peggy Buffington

Peggy Buffington, superintendent, Schools City of Hobart, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Privatizing education at public schools' expense

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Privatizing education at public schools' expense

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?

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
Peggy Buffington

Peggy Buffington

Peggy Buffington is superintendent of School City of Hobart.

April 10, 2013 12:00 am
Voices of Vision: Peggy Buffington

Voices of Vision: Peggy Buffington

School City of Hobart Superintendent Dr. Peggy Buffington reflects on 2012 and provides a scope of future plans for her school community.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Focus on college and career ready students

Focus on college and career ready students

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:

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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DOUG ROSS: In NWI, Pence's plan reinvents wheel

DOUG ROSS: In NWI, Pence's plan reinvents wheel

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.

June 19, 2012 12:00 am
Superintendents grapple with changes affecting K-12 education

Superintendents grapple with changes affecting K-12 education

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.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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BILL MASTERSON JR.: One Region, One Vision initiative continues to grow

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.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Set expectations, monitor teens using social media

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Set expectations, monitor teens using social media

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.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am
Technology in the classroom is here to stay

Technology in the classroom is here to stay

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.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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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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Hobart High School hosts One Region, One Vision Education Summit

Hobart High School hosts One Region, One Vision Education Summit

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.

February 23, 2011 11:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: NWI collaborating to create world-class workers

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: NWI collaborating to create world-class workers

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.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Peggy Buffington

Peggy Buffington

Peggy Buffington, superintendent of the School City of Hobart

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Hobart Students Are Using READ 180 To Improve Literacy

Hobart Students Are Using READ 180 To Improve Literacy

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.

February 16, 2011 12:15 am
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