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Berta suggests new high school, closing Central Elementary

VALPARAISO | A new high school, converting Central Elementary into the new school administration center and realigning some of the grades to create more space at the middle schools and elementary schools were among the ideas proposed Thursday by Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Mi…

April 24, 2014 9:10 pm
RICH JAMES: How much longer must less fortunate kids wait?

RICH JAMES: How much longer must less fortunate kids wait?

You wouldn’t think the issue of providing state-supported prekindergarten programs for 4-year-olds would be a political thing.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am
Pence education agenda promotes charter schools, job training

Pence education agenda promotes charter schools, job training

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's schools would minimize constitutionally mandated focus on general "knowledge and learning," and become worker training centers from the earliest grades under an agenda announced Tuesday by Gov. Mike Pence.

December 10, 2013 3:50 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Require kindergarten, test pre-K programs

Democrats in the Indiana Senate are making a big push for state funding for early childhood education. They're headed in the right direction.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: How can we not afford early childhood education?

GUEST COMMENTARY: How can we not afford early childhood education?

Two recent pieces of legislation in the Indiana General Assembly can and will have a profound impact on education in Indiana.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Pre-K builds bridge between Obama, Pence

DOUG ROSS: Pre-K builds bridge between Obama, Pence

President Barack Obama spoke of building bridges during his State of the Union address Tuesday, which ought to be popular in Northwest Indiana.

February 15, 2013 12:00 am
Pence touts tax cut, education in State of the State address

Pence touts tax cut, education in State of the State address

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence defended his proposed income tax cut during his first State of the State address Monday, and pledged to expand the availability of private school vouchers, promote vocational education and encourage strong families.

January 22, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Governor candidates struggle to escape Daniels' shadow

INDIANAPOLIS | A specter is haunting the race for Indiana governor — the specter of Mitch Daniels.

October 13, 2012 8:00 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana needs to develop pre-K benchmarks

When the nation was transforming elementary and secondary education as the result of the national incentive ladened educational initiative known as "Race to the Top," Indiana wasn't even in contention to receive funding because our state lacks a comprehensive early childhood education plan. …

February 27, 2012 12:00 am

Time to register for Hobart YMCA fall preschool program

HOBART | Hobart Family YMCA, 601 W. 40th Place, is taking registration for its Fall 2011 Developmental Preschool program.

February 21, 2011 12:00 am
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