VALPARAISO | With the city expected to add more Washington Township territory to its tax increment financing districts, East Porter County School officials expressed concern over the possible loss of needed property tax revenue.
VALPARAISO | Porter County schools got a $15,000 donation from the Porter County Substance Abuse Council to help fund random drug testing.
VALPARAISO | The laptop computer stocks must be about to soar thanks to funds provided to the Valparaiso and East Porter County Schools by the city's Redevelopment Commission.
VALPARAISO | Residents of Pine Creek Subdivision appear to be caught in the undertow of the changing tide in the housing market that has shifted from an emphasis on single family homes to high-end apartments.
VALPARAISO | Amid shouts, accusations and sobs of frustration, plans for a luxury apartment and business park development on the north side of Evans Avenue east of Ind. 49 moved on to the Valparaiso City Council for final consideration.
VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to vote on a recommendation for the proposed rezoning of a luxury apartment and business park development on Evans Avenue.
VALPARAISO | More than 200 people filled the council chambers and the hallway Tuesday night as residents of Pine Creek subdivision and nearby homes turned out at the plan commission meeting in protest of rezoning for a proposed business park and 512-unit luxury apartment complex on Evans Avenue.
Graduation rates are up for most schools in Northwest Indiana, in line with a trend across the state.
KOUTS | A month after refusing to consider an ordinance to allow Kouts police to ticket people on school property for violating the schools' traffic restrictions, the council approved it Monday after an appeal by East Porter County Schools Superintendent Rod Gardin.
As tweens and young adults navigate the world of social media, educators and parents want them to be responsible and safe. But just what that means and how to achieve it has become complicated, reflecting an increasingly complex social landscape.
KOUTS | Family involvement and support were cited as important factors in East Porter County School Corporation’s strong 2011 ISTEP+ results.
Valparaiso Community Schools will join a growing number of region school districts starting the school day later on Wednesdays each week to give teachers time to meet and review instructional data, assessments and teaching strategy.
There's more to driving a car than putting a key in the ignition, says Jerry Mazur, owner of Certified Driving School.
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.
Local superintendents say it's great the governor put more money into kindergarten, but it's a little misleading to say it will fully fund full-day kindergarten for every district in the state.
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