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Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.

August 10, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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River Forest names former region educator as superintendent

River Forest names former region educator as superintendent

HOBART | The River Forest Community School Corp. named a former region educator as the new superintendent.

July 24, 2014 8:47 pm
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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IDOE offers options to make up snow days

The state is giving local school districts a variety of options for snow makeup days.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Hold schools accountable, help students improve

Indiana's accountability grades for school districts are, not surprising, a mixed bag for Northwest Indiana.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am Related
River Forest offers virtual academy

River Forest offers virtual academy

HOBART | The River Forest School Corp. has created a virtual online academy to retain students and attract new ones.

January 19, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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River Forest looks at growing enrollment

HOBART | In an effort to boost its enrollment, the River Forest Community School Corp. will accept transfer tuition students for the second semester.

October 24, 2013 9:00 pm

Lake Station schools parnter with lawyers to offer free services

LAKE STATION | Indiana Legal Services Inc. has partnered with Lake Station Community Schools to help families resolve issues that could impede student progress.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am

Some districts hedge their bets through NIPSCO

In 2003, small school corporations in Lake and Porter counties flocked to join a natural gas cooperative created by the Northwest Indiana Educational Service Center in Highland and, for several years, touted the savings.

June 26, 2011 12:00 am

Lake Station Chamber announces teachers of the year

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce has  announced this year's recipients of the Teacher of the Year Award.

June 17, 2011 12:00 am
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