INDIANAPOLIS | The members of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's State Board of Education seized total control of the school policy panel Wednesday by reducing its statutory chairwoman Glenda Ritz, the elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, to a mere figurehead.
INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:
I was interested in what such an experienced and brilliant group of school leaders would blame for the struggling of region schools. Three problems were listed in the first paragraph, namely: public charters, vouchers and property tax caps (money).
INDIANAPOLIS | When it comes to federal spending for Indiana projects, Gov. Mike Pence is discovering the view from his Statehouse desk is a lot different from his old stomping ground in the U.S. House.
Former and current superintendents of northwest Indiana school districts discuss the job Superintendent of Public Instruction for Indiana Glenda Ritz has done.
Former and current superintendents of northwest Indiana school districts discuss the changes in philosophy between Superintendent of Public Instruction for Indiana Glenda Ritz and her predecessor Tony Bennett.
Former and current superintendents of northwest Indiana school districts discuss public school funding.
Former and current superintendents of northwest Indiana school districts discuss charter schools.
Former and current superintendents of northwest Indiana school districts discuss the future of public education in the state.
GRIFFITH | School officials warned parents Tuesday of a "hit list" that was found at Wadsworth Elementary School.
Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
INDIANAPOLIS | For better or worse, there's likely something affecting every Hoosier in at least one of the 224 legislative proposals the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly has sent Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican state lawmakers defending their plan to allow Hoosiers to carry guns in school parking lots were accused Monday of bullying conference committee witnesses who argued that guns at schools will make children less safe.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved ban on local governments holding gun buyback events was deleted Tuesday from pending gun legislation by a House committee, which also voted to make it easier for adults to bring guns onto school property.
It's evidently report card time again. That was always a time of high anxiety if you went to a parochial school.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's not often you'll hear a Hoosier governor claim Indiana's business taxes should be more like those in Illinois.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.
MERRILLVILLE | Several Merrillville school officials were involved in the keynote address and breakout sessions at the recent Michigan Principals Academy in Lansing, Mich.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to further reduce Indiana's corporate income tax rate and exempt small businesses from the personal property tax was approved 7-2 by a Senate committee Tuesday.
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