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School Budget Cuts

Gary schools face more cuts

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. has lost 15 percent of its student body since last school year and is going to have to make more cuts in teachers, administrators and staff because of the declining enrollment.

October 17, 2012 2:31 pm

Gary schools may have just enough to pay teachers through November

GARY | The president of the Gary Teachers Union sent a note to teachers asking for input if the Gary Community School Corp. runs out of money and can't pay teachers after November.

October 10, 2012 8:00 pm

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Crown Point schools in trouble? Not on my watch!

Brushing aside fears that a book report I had neglected in the seventh grade had finally come back to haunt me, I appeared in the "big" office to find I was there to discuss the funding crisis involving Crown Point schools and a tax referendum on the May ballot.

April 24, 2011 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: 40th birthday filled with surprises, wonderful memories

FROM the FARM: 40th birthday filled with surprises, wonderful memories

A big thank you to The Times and to readers for making my 40th birthday celebration, hosted by Teibel's restaurant in Schererville, such a fun and special day.

August 18, 2010 12:00 am

D.215 hires IT director, school psychologist

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Tuesday approved the hiring of an information technology director for the district, along with a school psychologist for the high schools here and in Lansing.

August 12, 2010 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: 'Birthday gift' elementary school desks, chairs prized for memories

FROM the FARM: 'Birthday gift' elementary school desks, chairs prized for memories

I joined my parents on July 31 to attend the 100th birthday party for Times reader and family friend Martha Soplanda of Kouts.

August 11, 2010 12:00 am

D.215's cuts upset cheer team, backers

CALUMET CITY | When the Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board of education cut the number of assistant coaches it will employ for the next school year, it was the cheerleaders and their parents who took it most personally.

August 01, 2010 12:00 am

D.215 to cut back on conference to save money

CALUMET CITY | At a time when the Thornton Fractional high school district faces financial struggles like many other school districts across the state, the prospect of saving $1,400 sounded good.

June 25, 2010 11:04 am

Valpo school district moves around funds

VALPARAISO | The capital projects fund of the Valparaiso Community Schools is a half-million dollars smaller after a transfer to the rainy day fund was approved Tuesday.

June 16, 2010 12:05 am

MSD of Boone Township board OKs administrators' contracts

HEBRON | The principals of Hebron's three public schools got two-year contract extensions at Tuesday's MSD of Boone Township board meeting.

June 11, 2010 12:00 am
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