HAMMOND | For any commuting college student who has ever complained about a lack of convenient parking on campus, meet Purdue University Calumet’s Morgan Walker.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is dispirited but not discouraged that a mediator made no progress Wednesday toward resolving ongoing conflicts between the Republican-appointed State Board of Education and Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction.
Dan Kenning’s drive to share his knowledge with student teachers has earned him recognition from the Indiana Division of the Association of Teacher Educators.
Mike Moore, 23, believes that striving to meet overwhelming challenges is what leads him to become a better person.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are back to square one in deciding whether to keep, adapt or dump Common Core educational standards for Indiana schools.
Much attention the last five years has been given to empowering K-12 educators in Indiana, and rightfully so.
After being told she was falling behind in her first-grade reading class, Mandy Pozen’s self-esteem took a dive.
Chesterton resident Dawn Price enjoys interacting with children and staff as the newest Childcare Center Director at the Portage Township YMCA, 3100 Willowcreek Road.
Griffith, Highland, Munster and Lake Central students go back to school this week, as do scores of other teachers and administrators who are preparing for the opening of their schools the following week. As a former teacher, I recall facing the start of another school year with as much trepi…
INDIANAPOLIS | Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, tried bringing a swift end to the hullaballo over Indiana's use of Common Core educational standards Monday by pointing out the state controls its standards and they can always be changed.
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?
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