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Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.

August 10, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Union Township School Board seeking to fill Thiem vacancy

VALPARAISO | The Union Township School Corp. board is accepting applications for a new School Board member.

February 14, 2014 5:00 pm

Special elections cost money

Three local school districts are paying for a special election May 7 asking voters to approve a tax increase in their respective communities.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Union Twp. schools correct lunch payment problems

The Indiana State Board of Accounts noted some issues with the Union Township School Corp.'s school lunch payment accounting system in its latest report.

March 30, 2012 6:45 pm
How school districts rank on ISTEP

How school districts rank on ISTEP

A local school board president's request that I look at how his school fared in the latest ISTEP+ results was worth the gentle prodding.

July 15, 2011 7:45 am Related
Russian immigrant shares story of success, hard work

Russian immigrant shares story of success, hard work

UNION TOWNSHIP | Young and penniless during the last days of the Soviet Union, Svetlana Kim took a rich classmate up on his offer of a plane ticket to America.

May 07, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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Union Township School Board OKs summer construction projects

UNION TOWNSHIP | The Union Township School Board on Wednesday approved bids for construction work to be done this summer and to be paid through a low-interest federal stimulus loan.

April 14, 2011 10:30 am

Union Twp. inks new deal with teachers

UNION TOWNSHIP | The Union Township School Corp. board on Wednesday approved a new teachers contract and new dual credit offerings at Wheeler High School.

March 10, 2011 6:00 pm

Wheeler looks to improve on dual credit courses

UNION TOWNSHIP | Wheeler High School already comfortably meets two potential state measures of school achievement but faces challenges in a third, the principal said Wednesday.

February 12, 2011 12:00 am

Blizzard means Porter County schools must extend calendar

Last week's blizzard and snow days have pushed the school year further into June for most Porter County school districts.

February 07, 2011 12:00 am

Union Township school's state funding to drop $486,000 below projections

UNION TOWNSHIP | Union Township School Corp.'s 2011 state funding will be $468,000 lower than the amount originally projected in the state's biennial budget two years ago, Superintendent John Hunter told the School Board Wednesday.

January 20, 2011 11:00 am
Teachers union president: Wheeler vandalism wasn't first incident

Teachers union president: Wheeler vandalism wasn't first incident

UNION TOWNSHIP | The vandalism that canceled classes Dec. 6 at Wheeler High School was not an isolated incident, the teachers union president told the School Board on Wednesday.

December 16, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Vandalism closes Wheeler High

Vandalism closes Wheeler High

UNION TOWNSHIP | Vandalism is being blamed for the cancellation of classes at Wheeler High School on Monday and a two-hour delay of classes at the adjacent middle school. Superintendent John Hunter said the vandalism was discovered by custodians arriving at the school early Monday.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
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