MERRILLVILLE | The STAND, (Socially Together and Naturally Diverse) club had its annual International Dinner on April 27.
MERRILLVILLE | The International Center for Leadership in Education, an organization led by nationally recognized speaker and expert in education, Dr. Willard Daggett, has announced that Merrillville High School has been identified as a Model School for its annual Model School Conference thi…
CROWN POINT | Lake County's public school districts are carrying $1.8 billion in debt on their books.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House honored retiring Superintendent Tony Lux of the Merrillville Community School Corp. Monday, unanimously adopting a resolution thanking Lux for his "years of dedicated service to the children of our state."
MERRILLVILLE | A Pierce Middle School student has been expelled after bringing a gun to school, Merrillville Schools Superintendent Tony Lux said.
MERRILLVILLE | Two Pierce Middle School boys will be suspended for making inappropriate comments to a female classmate.
Merrillville Community Schools Supt. Dr. Tony Lux discusses education with NWI Now.
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.
Here we go again, listening to ingratiating promises from state government about prioritizing education and promising a whopping 1 percent increase to public school funding. It sure looks like the little pea of additional school funding is there in plain sight under the shell of public schoo…
MERRILLVILLE | Veteran school Superintendent Tony Lux on Tuesday announced his retirement from Merrillville Community School Corp. effective June 30.
Indiana state Sen. Scott Schneider's legislation to overturn the Indiana State Board of Education's decision to adopt the Common Core Standards must be defeated.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's plan to rate schools using grades A-F is an inadequate measure of student learning and unfairly holds teachers and schools responsible for students' lives outside the classroom.
MERRILLVILLE | If the Merrillville Community School Corp. wins a grant from the Indiana Office of Energy Development, it will be the first school district in the region to construct a wind turbine at its high school, creating projects on renewable energy sources for students and job opportun…
Indiana's top educator is proposing a new rule that could speed up the takeover of failing public schools.
Some local public school educators are disappointed with what they called the "first round" of a school voucher legal bout.
As tweens and young adults navigate the world of social media, educators and parents want them to be responsible and safe. But just what that means and how to achieve it has become complicated, reflecting an increasingly complex social landscape.
The recent Atlanta cheating scandal rocked educators across the country. With the pressure on in Indiana to improve ISTEP-Plus scores and graduation rates, parents wonder whether it could happen here.
As school begins this month, legislation that was passed in the 2011 session will have a widespread impact on schools across Indiana. But the jury is still out on whether the new initiatives will have a positive impact on student achievement.
Local superintendents say it's great the governor put more money into kindergarten, but it's a little misleading to say it will fully fund full-day kindergarten for every district in the state.
GARY | Christian Choate is believed to have died more than two years ago from sustained blunt force trauma to his body, internal bleeding and a skull fracture at the age 13.
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