Hammond resident Jason Rybinski enjoys reinforcing the values of honesty and respect in his fourth- and fifth-grade classroom at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Hammond.
Second-grade teacher Jane Jones helps student Alyssa Snow-Ames plant vegetables Tuesday in the new teaching garden at Parkview Elementary School in Valparaiso.
Third-graders Jolee Smith, left, and Kylie Begley plant a strawberry plant Tuesday in the new teaching garden at Parkview Elementary School in Valparaiso. The garden was installed with support from the American Heart Association and Methodist Hospitals.
EAST CHICAGO | American Legion Post 369 recently presented its Americanism Award to James Colias.
Veteran teacher Paula Etheridge was recently recognized by the Archdiocese of Chicago and presented with the Heart of the School Award for her innovation and creativity in the classroom.
HAMMOND | Hammond schools have been training for months for today's Science Olympiad at Morton High School.
Steven Ferguson, 24, is relishing his new teaching position at Luther East High School in Lansing.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University is sponsoring a daylong Substitute Teacher Academy with Resources from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 in the university’s Hall of Honors.
When did schools become a business instead of being a place for children to feel safe and find adult mentors?
Sharon Burrink has held a passion for art since winning a coloring contest in Sunday school, and now enjoys passing on her talent to the next generation.
Under Indiana's new teacher licensing rules, the path for adjunct instructors in grades 6 to 12 has been greased too liberally.
When Kim Mullen was contacted by WGN-TV Channel 9 and told she had been named its October Teacher of the Month, she was caught by surprise.
Bonnie Zimmer, artist, member of the board of the Prairie Arts Council since 1993, and assistant professor of art at St. Joseph’s College, was recently awarded the Tippecanoe Art Federation’s John Corey Award for leadership in the arts.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Superintendent Tony Bennett delivered a State of Education address Tuesday that sounded more like a campaign ad than an update on the status of Indiana's schools.
CHICAGO | Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines in Chicago, ending a combative stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over evaluations and job security, two issues at the heart of efforts to reform the nation's public schools.
CHICAGO | An angry Mayor Rahm Emanuel's appeal to the courts to end a six-day teachers strike in the nation's third largest city set off a new round of recriminations Monday, but did little to end a walkout that has left parents scrambling and kept 350,000 students out of class.
Smaller, more subdued groups of teachers picket Monday outside Morgan Park High School in Chicago as a strike by Chicago Teachers Union members heads into its second week.
An education revolution is under way in Indiana, one that affects not just student performance, but the entire delivery process for education. These changes will require adjustment throughout the system.
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