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Ready Nwi

Lumina, Ready NWI to partner on workforce education

Roughly one out of every five Northwest Indiana residents has a bachelor's degree, and the region lags both the state and the nation.

June 10, 2014 12:00 pm
EDITORIAL: Indiana gets schooled on NCLB waiver

EDITORIAL: Indiana gets schooled on NCLB waiver

Indiana's No Child Left Behind waiver is at risk, the U.S. Department of Education has said. Indiana must take this warning seriously.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Related
Educators, businesses focus on college and careers

Educators, businesses focus on college and careers

As educators and business professionals across Northwest Indiana continue to work to improve education, the K-12 and Higher Education Teams of READY NWI have explored grant opportunities and identified ways  K-12 and higher education can work more effectively together.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana must embrace Common Core for growth

The United States was originally not so united when 13 colonies defeated a powerful British army to secure our independence. As all states are responsible for educating their citizenry, we now have a 50-headed monster that has no chance against determined emerging superpowers like China and …

October 15, 2013 12:00 am
Program focuses on creating a talent pool for NWI employers

Program focuses on creating a talent pool for NWI employers

HOBART | Math and science are critical courses that students must take to be successful in college or a career, but the soft skills like communication and teamwork are just as important to employers.

June 17, 2013 1:21 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Helping youths succeed is crucial for region

GUEST COMMENTARY: Helping youths succeed is crucial for region

Having grown up in an inner city, I understand the challenges of trying to inspire “bigger thinking” among young people who lack understanding of the possibilities available to them.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Ed O'Connor

Ed O'Connor

Ed O'Connor, consultant from Midwest Instructional Leadership Council, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Melvina Smith

Melvina Smith

Melvina Smith, science teacher and department chair, Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School, attended this year's Ready NWI Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams, guidance counselor, Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Cordia Moore

Cordia Moore

Cordia Moore, assistant to the superintendent, Gary Community School Corp., attended this year's ReadyNWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Kecia Anderson

Kecia Anderson

Kecia Anderson, bio-literature teacher, NewTech Innovative Institute, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Esther Goodes

Esther Goodes

Esther Goodes, director/principal, NewTech Innovative Institute, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Onitta Anderson-Parker

Onitta Anderson-Parker

Onitta Anderson-Parker, literacy coach, Lew Wallace STEM Academy, attended this year's ReadyNWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Carlos Sitja

Carlos Sitja

Carlos Sitja, instructional coach at Wirt/Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Adrian Richie

Adrian Richie

Adrian Richie, Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith, counselor, Willowcreek Middle School, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Mary Cusic

Mary Cusic

Mary Cusic, teacher at Lowell High School attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Charlyne Balcer

Charlyne Balcer

Charlyne Balcer, math coach/teacher at Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School attended this year's ReadyNWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Rachel Niemann

Rachel Niemann

Rachel Niemann, English teacher, Calumet NewTech High School, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
Saundra Starling

Saundra Starling

Saundra Starling, language arts teacher and department chair, Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School, attended this year's Ready NWI event at Hobart High School.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
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