Portage High School sophomore Kyle Feeney looks over a textbook while learning a computer program during class in this 2001 file photo.
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Is it reasonable to expect low academic performance from districts with very high concentrations of ethnic minorities in poverty? No!
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | This year's Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's, in one of the final years the test will serve as a mandatory state assessment.
Shore Magazine welcomed fashion design students to showcase their designs at the 2014 Fashion on the Shore show in St. Joseph, Michigan.
New research from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation shows little improvement has taken place in the last 20 years in the way students receive college and career readiness information. But the problem isn't an issue with the counselors themselves.
It was four years ago when Patty Bird decided to work with Theatre at the Center in Munster to create a summer opportunity to foster young new talent.
Chef Richard Younger of Viking Range Cooking School at Harrah's Hotel and Casino explains to his dining guests-transformed-into culinary students, how to make an elegant, yet easy, recipe for Grilled Caesar Salad.
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Purdue North Central Leadership for Team Development students, from left, Keegan Gardner, Samantha Williams, Logan Litherland, Dani Landgrebe and Allen Collins created a special wind-chimes exhibit for Taltree Arboretum & Gardens in Valparaiso.
Patricia Cook of Patricia Cook & Associates shared the importance of how to "dine to impress" at Valparaiso University's recent Etiquette Dinner and Networking Reception in the ballroom of the Harre Student Union.
Mathew Newton, 6, is in awe as he was one of the first kids loaded into the Northwest Regional SWAT team's Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle Monday morning in Dyer. He and other students were taken to school in the vehicle after winning the silent auction prize at one of the SWAT team'…
Members of the Northwest Regional SWAT team help unload students out of the unit's Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle Monday at Birch Elementary. Children were taken to school in the vehicle for a silent auction prize at a recent SWAT unit fundraiser. They were picked up at an address i…
Broadway National Tour "Phantom" Cast Member Christopher Howard (front and center) Surrounded by Dance Students at Beachfront Dance School in Gary
Broadway National Tour "Phantom" cast member Christopher Howard (front and center) surrounded by dance students at Beachfront Dance School in Gary following a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 22.
I am a parent of three children in Lansing District 158. On Dec. 9, you printed a letter from a resident that stated, "Kids do not want to learn. They think school is a play day ... ."
Our family is thankful for how quickly my dad has been on the mend after his total knee replacement surgery last week.
Andrean students made sure they were in attendance at Lucas Oil Stadium to cheer their 59ers on to the state championship.
Valparaiso University Students Eryn and John MacNeil of Crown Point at Chicago Broadway Run of "Once"
Valparaiso University students Eryn and John MacNeil, of Crown Point, stand under the marquee Saturday of Oriental Theatre in Chicago for the Broadway in Chicago run of "Once," which continues until Oct. 27.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers spent nearly seven hours last week listening to expert and public testimony concerning Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards.
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