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Locals blast Bennett for school grades flap

Locals blast Bennett for school grades flap

Some local educators and politicians said they are not surprised former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett may have manipulated the A-F school grading formula developed by his office in favor of charter schools.

July 30, 2013 7:05 pm Photos

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Local charters drain Gary school enrollment

Local charters drain Gary school enrollment

GARY | The eight charter schools in Gary have had a dramatic effect on decreased enrollment in the Gary Community School Corp., more than in any other urban area of the state.

August 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Crown Point referendum paves way for other school districts

The Crown Point Community School Corp. has paved the way for local districts seeking voter approval for tax increases to aid in funding shortfalls, region school officials said.

May 03, 2011 10:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Old-school education needs reforms

EDITORIAL: Old-school education needs reforms

A new survey shows more Hoosiers say K-12 education is getting worse, not better. This comes even as public school teachers rally in large numbers in support of public schools.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am Related

Hoosiers say quality of education decreasing

For the first time, more Hoosiers say K-12 education is getting worse, not better. That's according to a survey conducted by the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University Bloomington.

February 09, 2011 12:00 am

Are referenda the way to raise money for schools?

Local education leaders say if state education cuts continue and the funding formula remains the same, nearly every school district may ask taxpayers to increase property taxes.

November 22, 2010 12:00 am
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