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School year starts with controversial new standards

School year starts with controversial new standards

New Indiana State Standards — material all students in grades K-through-12 need to know — will be rolled out this year when school begins. 

August 11, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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No mass exodus of region educators due to retirement changes

No mass exodus of region educators due to retirement changes

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.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Locals blast Bennett for school grades flap

Locals blast Bennett for school grades flap

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.

July 30, 2013 7:05 pm Photos

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K-12 education's future appears uncertain

K-12 education's future appears uncertain

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.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Issues in Chicago teachers strike mirror concerns of some NWI educators

Issues in Chicago teachers strike mirror concerns of some NWI educators

Some local educators see similarities in the issues facing striking Chicago public school teachers and the problems Indiana teachers have dealt with.

September 10, 2012 4:45 pm Photos

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Wilbur Wright middle schoolers use digital math program

Wilbur Wright middle schoolers use digital math program

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.

April 08, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Bennett: Limit collective bargaining

Bennett: Limit collective bargaining

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.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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IDOE: No waivers for snow days

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.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am

Educators get sneak peek at evaluation model

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.

February 04, 2011 12:00 am
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