INDIANAPOLIS | The newly appointed at-large member of the state's Board of Education plans to tour Indiana starting next month to better understand the needs and concerns of teachers and parents.
VALPARAISO | Each month Ken Allen & Associates publicly recognize outstanding teachers in both Lake and Porter counties in The Times and awards them with a gift card for classroom supplies.
INDIANAPOLIS | A former region schools leader delivered to state lawmakers Wednesday a blistering critique of recent changes to Indiana education policy and their negative impacts on economic development.
I see the teachers in the Crown Point School system finally woke up to what the administration is trying to do to them. It is now time for the community to wake up to what the administration is doing to the system.
MERRILLVILLE | All educators in areas where Centier Bank has a presence are invited to attend the eighth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Educators from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 at Centier’s Corporate Centre, 600 E. 84th Ave. Space is limited to 50.
CROWN POINT | Sixteen nuns from the order of Sisters of St. Agnes received a warm welcome back home on a recent visit to St. Mary Church from their mother house in Fond du Lac, Wis.
I am writing to express my support for Crown Point's teachers. From my understanding, they are being given multiple unfair requests in their new contract.
It was brought to my attention yesterday that teachers employed by the Crown Point Community School Corp., the real "teachers of excellence," are in the process of contractual negotiation.
After so many years out of school, I still remember scenes from grade school.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois' slow implementation of a teacher evaluation program aimed at grading teachers partly on whether their students' test scores are improving is creating problems for school districts beyond Chicago that will be using the groundbreaking reforms for the first time.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers spent nearly seven hours last week listening to expert and public testimony concerning Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards.
Mr. Lowery's comment on Tony Bennett was exactly correct. What the heck did he know?
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should know by the end of the month how many student standardized test scores were rendered invalid due to at least 78,269 ISTEP+ test interruptions caused by computer server capacity problems at the testing company.
The school year is over in Crown Point. What lies ahead for next year and beyond? Disaster for students and teachers.
Your child is my child. That is what the teacher from Oklahoma said when interviewed by a TV station after the killer tornado. What about the teachers from Sandy Hook who were there for their students to the very end?
LOWELL | Pride filled the room May 5 as Lowell High School celebrated its top academic graduates of 2013 and the teachers that most influenced therm at the annual LHS PRIDE Banquet.
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.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Schools would be barred from automatically deducting from paychecks the portion of teacher union dues used for political purposes under legislation approved Monday by the Indiana House.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation requiring potential school employees undergo a national background check prior to hiring was approved 9-0 by an Indiana Senate committee Tuesday.
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