I am a shallow person who wallows in celebrity journalism.
With a nearly 60-year career performing, entertainer Pat Boone said he's not sure how he managed to never be booked for a concert at any of the Drury Lane theaters in Chicagoland.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state budget approved April 27 by the Indiana General Assembly contains, as expected, appropriations for every state agency to carry out its work over the next two years.
What is it with the last two governors and the General Assembly’s obsession with rating and grading Indiana’s schools?
Tony Bennett doesn't think Amy Winehouse's life was tragic. He believes the singer who died at age 27 lived a complete life because she was able to achieve her goal: becoming a respected musician.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's schools leader asked the Indiana Senate's budget writers Thursday to provide more money for remedial instruction and reduce their focus on student testing.
When right and left wing activists find themselves on the same side of a controversy, it’s worth probing why. Such is the case with the Common Core academic standards being implemented in Indiana and 45 other states. Conservatives and progressives alike see problems with them.
Chris Chocola is not a clown.
The outlook for K-12 education might be a bit murky as educators across the state wait for new state education leader Glenda Ritz to set her agenda.
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite warnings by region lawmakers that nothing good will come of it, the Indiana House voted 58-40 on Tuesday to allow school boards to hire any person they want as superintendent regardless of that person's training or experience in education.
Gary Community School Corp.'s track record with special education has been abysmal, but there are signs of progress.
Just minutes after he sat down in my office on Wednesday to talk about his incoming administration, Gov.-elect Mike Pence hit on the very subject I had been thinking about.
Four region schools are among 40 selected statewide to receive a portion of a $10 million state grant to recognize their best teachers.
The last two elections have seen the House turn from an evenly divided chamber into one controlled by one party by a substantial margin.
Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams has suggested giving laptop computers to each of the county's high school seniors. That part of her idea holds promise.
INDIANAPOLIS | Got a bachelor's degree? Get good grades in college? Congratulations, you're now eligible to teach in an Indiana middle or high school — no special teacher training, student teaching or experience necessary.
There were rumblings this summer and fall that Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett might have a race on his hand.
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