INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.
Yard signs on Fran Lin Parkway in Munster reflect the views for Tuesday's schools referendum.
Yard signs on Fran Lin Parkway in Munster reflect the views for an upcoming schools referendum.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, who led budget negotiations for the Senate Democrats, is disappointed with the spending and tax cut plan approved last week by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
CROWN POINT | Charges against a Lake Station teacher remained under review by Lake County prosecutors Friday, two days after the Lake Station Community School board accepted the veteran teacher's letter of retirement
INDIANAPOLIS | Led by state Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, the Indiana Senate last week voted to maintain a requirement schools publish their annual financial reports in widely read newspapers instead of on poorly trafficked websites.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Thursday backed off a plan to require at least one person in every public school including charter schools carry a firearm at all times.
INDIANAPOLIS | Volunteers packing concealed, loaded firearms and known only to school board members soon may be patrolling the hallways of every public or charter elementary and high school in Indiana, or at least Hoosiers will be made to think so.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, slammed the brakes Thursday on a pending House proposal requiring every Indiana school to have an armed employee in the building during school hours.
An Indiana House committee on Tuesday approved a plan that would require each of the state's public schools to have an employee packing heat on the premises during school hours. Those legislators' response to the problem of guns in schools is to require guns in schools. Seriously.
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MUNSTER | Town police are investigating an incident Friday at Munster High School involving cellphones and a number of students.
Kristina Smekens, a national educator, chats with Willowcreek Middle School teacher Joe Reid as Jeff Bieber records the session. She is using Portage schools as her model, making video recordings of instructional methods to put up on her Smekens Education Solutions website.
Kristina Smekens, a national educator, chats with Willowcreek Middle School students as Jeff Bieber prepares to record it. She is using Portage schools as her model, recording instruction methods to put up on her Smekens Education Solutions website.
Kristina Smekens, a national educator, is using Portage schools as her model, videotaping instruction methods to put up on her Smekens Education Solutions website.
Kristina Smekens, a national educator, is using Portage schools as her model, recording instruction methods to put up on her Smekens Education Solutions website.
INDIANAPOLIS | Local schools would lose their freedom to decide whether to teach cursive writing under legislation heard Wednesday by an Indiana Senate committee.
INDIANAPOLIS | Got a bachelor's degree? Get good grades in college? Congratulations, you're now eligible to teach in an Indiana middle or high school — no special teacher training, student teaching or experience necessary.
I have tried everything I know to find out what the money raised via the recent bond issue for the Crown Point Community School Corp. is being used for. I believe it raised somewhere around $13 million.
CHICAGO | Six former education officials from the Chicago area, including a former district superintendent and a Chicago Public Schools administrator, have been charged with corruption, authorities announced Wednesday.
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