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.
Longtime state Rep. Charlie Brown won the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Indiana House District on Tuesday against Gary attorney Tony Walker.
INDIANAPOLIS | For most Northwest Indiana state senators and representatives, it's been years, or sometimes decades, since they've faced a serious election opponent.
INDIANAPOLIS | Should a state representative focus only on issues important to his or her district or push for legislation affecting all Hoosiers?
Unlike the Republicans, Democrats have plenty of options in Indiana House races on the ballot in Northwest Indiana. See Thursday's editorial for Republican endorsements; keep reading today for the Democrats.
INDIANAPOLIS | The idea seems simple — use letter grades to rate schools.
GARY | About five months after taking over the embattled Gary Public Library system, Director Otis Alexander is stepping down, the Library Board president said Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members on Tuesday removed Cynthia Watts as their appointee to the Gary library board by a 4-3 vote.
Tony Walker of Gary is a member of the State Board of Education.
During the past couple of years, the state of Northwest Indiana's schools has been brought to the forefront with special concern directed at our lowest performing schools.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council refused Thursday to delay next week's public hearing on whether to remove Cynthia Watts as its representative on Gary's library board.
GARY | The Gary Public Library Board and its employees union reached a tentative agreement Monday to preserve most of the full-time employees within the financially troubled system.
GARY | Gary Public Library employees said Monday they are bracing for a staff reorganization that will kill their union, put many of them out of work and impoverish those who remain.
CROWN POINT | A Gary Public Library board member next month at a public hearing will have to defend her decision to support closure of the city's main library.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's spring primary offers voters a buffet of races among veteran officials, perennial candidates and bright-eyed newcomers.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council was asked Thursday to shelve its representative on the Gary Public Library board because of her role in the controversial closing of the city's main library.
The Gary Public Library Board is making some drastic cuts -- including decisions expected tonight that could cut the payroll 40 to 50 percent and the overall budget by 50 percent. It is painful but inevitable as revenue plummets.
HAMMOND | A Crown Point woman who worked for a Lake County alternative sentencing program for criminals has settled a civil discrimination lawsuit, federal court records show.
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