Valparaiso Community Schools
In the face of recent tragic suicides of children from New York to Nevada, at least one educator is urging social innovation to transform current approaches to anti-bullying strategies.
VALPARAISO | The first council district added a lot of territory and potential property tax value but not a lot of population on Monday.
VALPARAISO | Former Valparaiso High School football coach Mark Hoffman has joined the Valpo Schools Foundation as chief executive officer.
VALPARAISO | To pave the way for about $312 million in development, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission started the process to expand its tax increment financing districts Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | Public hearings on budgets for governmental units don't usually inspire comments from the public. On Oct. 14, Valparaiso residents will have twice as much not inspire them.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso School Board members on Tuesday got their first look at the district's 2014 budget and the challenges it presents.
It is a universally accepted truth that bullying is bad, and bullying in school should not be tolerated by school officials. But what if the bullying isn't on school property?
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso School Board members voiced displeasure Monday with a new state law's requirement for schools to take action on bullying that occurs outside school.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso High School will have a new director of bands this fall for only the third time since 1958.
INDIANAPOLIS | Following four months of proposing, reviewing, bargaining, deal-making and voting, state lawmakers settled on final versions of legislation Friday for most of the remaining issues of the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly.
VALPARAISO | For the second time in about eight months, the Valparaiso School Board received a mild rebuke from the state's public access counselor for violating the open meetings law.
VALPARAISO | A student at Thomas Jefferson Middle School was arrested Friday after school officials learned he had brought a knife to school.
INDIANAPOLIS | Porter County Auditor Bob Wichlinski would lose access to nearly all the money generated by his crackdown on homestead tax credit abusers under legislation approved by a House committee Thursday.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso School Board President Mark Maassel began Tuesday night’s meeting with a moment of silence to remember the lives lost in Newtown, Conn.
School districts across Northwest Indiana are reassessing their security plans in the wake of the massacre of 26 children and adults Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
VALPARAISO | A new South Shore commuter rail poster featuring Valparaiso's new Central Park Plaza will be created as a marketing, promotional and, city officials hope, moneymaking tool in 2013.
VALPARAISO | Eva Mozes Kor sat on a stage in front of hundreds of area eighth-graders who gathered at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning, telling them how she summoned the will to live through the Holocaust.
VALPARAISO | A charity wine tasting event this month will benefit the Valpo Schools Foundation.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Community School Corp. Superintendent Mike Berta said, while the district is set to receive increased funding next year for full-day kindergarten, he remains concerned about a portion of the district's budget funded by the state.
VALPARAISO | In its first meeting of the new school year, Valparaiso School Board members were asked to reshape their public participation policy to rebuild trust with the community.
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