New Indiana State Standards — material all students in grades K-through-12 need to know — will be rolled out this year when school begins.
Teachers Dave Kenning and Judy Commers are retiring this year from the Porter County Career Center, taking with them more than 60 years of combined experience and institutional knowledge, said Jon Groth, the school's director.
Some local educators and politicians said they are not surprised former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett may have manipulated the A-F school grading formula developed by his office in favor of charter schools.
The outlook for K-12 education might be a bit murky as educators across the state wait for new state education leader Glenda Ritz to set her agenda.
Some local educators see similarities in the issues facing striking Chicago public school teachers and the problems Indiana teachers have dealt with.
MUNSTER | A new online math program is helping Munster middle school students improve on success. In line with the school district's one-to-one laptop initiative implemented this school year, the district adopted the Pearson all-digital math program for Wilbur Wright Middle School.
Indiana's top education official, Tony Bennett, made it crystal clear he supports legislation that limits teacher collective bargaining to wages and wage-related fringe benefits.
While most Northwest Indiana schools missed two or three days of classes because of last week's blizzard, none will be granted a waiver by the Indiana Department of Education.
Local educators have plenty to say about the rough draft evaluation forms the Indiana Department of Education released Thursday; some like it, some don't.
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