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Weather siren testing slated for Tuesdays in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville officials have started testing the town's severe weather siren at 7 p.m. each Tuesday.

May 15, 2014 12:05 am

Brookwood D.167 to start adaptive testing to measure student progress

GLENWOOD | Brookwood District 167 will begin using an online adaptive testing system to measure the progress of its students.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
Externships provide invaluable learning experiences for students

Externships provide invaluable learning experiences for students

Charissa Huetten, of Merrilllville, left, and Christa Tomlin, of Lansing, complete testing in transferring patients to and from beds and bedmaking in December 2011 as the nursing students work through lab finals at the University of St. Francis.

July 21, 2013 5:04 pm
Study: Workers lack skills needed for job success

Study: Workers lack skills needed for job success

INDIANAPOLIS | A new analysis by one of the nation's leading educational testing companies has found many Americans generally lack the skills needed to take on jobs requiring either high or low levels of education.

July 05, 2013 12:00 am Related

East Chicago hydrant testing scheduled for Wednesday

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Fire and Water departments plan to test fire hydrant flow throughout the city Wednesday.

June 17, 2013 11:48 am
Mock crash; sobering message

Mock crash; sobering message

Hobart High School students watch as district officials and Hobart police team up to present Every 15 Minutes, a reminder to teens before prom not to drink and drive.

April 29, 2013 6:24 pm
Mock crash; sobering message

Mock crash; sobering message

Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident as part of Every 15 Minutes, a national program to encourage safe practices.

April 29, 2013 6:23 pm
Mock crash; sobering message

Mock crash; sobering message

Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident for Every 15 Minutes, a national program to remind teens before prom not to drink and drive.

April 29, 2013 6:23 pm
Mock crash; sobering message

Mock crash; sobering message

Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident as school officials and Hobart police team up together to present Every 15 Minutes, a reminder to teens before prom not to drink and drive.

April 29, 2013 6:24 pm

High schools may have to remediate more students

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation intended to ensure high school students are ready for college classes, but a region lawmaker accused representatives of trying to do remediation "on the cheap."

February 07, 2013 5:45 pm Related

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OFFBEAT: Readers ask about 'Jeffersons' actor Hemsley's final chapter

OFFBEAT: Readers ask about 'Jeffersons' actor Hemsley's final chapter

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 15, 2012 12:00 am

Three Hammond teachers suspended over testing breach

HAMMOND | Three Hammond High School teachers were suspended with pay Monday in connection with a breach of security during end-of-course assessment testing. The names of the teachers have not been released.

May 16, 2012 6:15 pm
Child Sense: Helping your child with end-of-year testing

Child Sense: Helping your child with end-of-year testing

End-of-year testing is now upon us and it can be one of the most stressful times of the year for our children.

April 30, 2012 9:00 am
NWI leaders say nursing center's creation unites Hoosier nurses

NWI leaders say nursing center's creation unites Hoosier nurses

Nursing student Lean Rashin, right, of Crown Point, checks the heart rate and blood pressure of classmate Leacia Simpson, of Portage, on Thursday at University of St. Francis Crown Point.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am
NWI leaders say nursing center's creation unites Hoosier nurses

NWI leaders say nursing center's creation unites Hoosier nurses

Charissa Huetten, left, of Merrilllville, and Christa Tomlin, of Lansing, complete testing in transferring patients to and from beds Thursday morning as the nursing students work through lab finals at the University of St. Francis Crown Point.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am

Bennett doubts Ind. schools would cheat to improve test scores

INDIANAPOLIS | On the heels of a massive standardized test cheating scandal in Atlanta, Ga., state Superintendent Tony Bennett doubts Indiana school leaders would do anything similar to boost test scores.

July 12, 2011 2:45 pm
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