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Vocational Education

GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider demographics in evaluating colleges

GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider demographics in evaluating colleges

Tough questions are being asked these days about the cost and value of higher education. That’s an important discussion, because we believe no issue is more critical for the future of the U.S. economy than higher education.

June 02, 2014 10:45 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Here's my contribution toward improving education

Indiana’s students and schools have made great progress in recent years. According to the latest scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, Indiana is improving at the second-fastest rate of any state in the country. We owe this progress to the hard work of our students, te…

November 15, 2013 12:00 am

Pence appoints members to region's works council

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence selected NIPSCO Training Manager Kristin Emaus Wednesday to lead Northwest Indiana's works council.

September 18, 2013 2:19 pm

Pence's career education plan set to become law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will soon sign into law one of the top items on his legislative wish list.

March 25, 2013 6:30 pm Related


Interest growing in vocational education classes at Portage High School

PORTAGE | Nearly half of Portage High School juniors and seniors are enrolled in vocational education classes.

October 27, 2012 5:45 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Career, technical education plan borrows from  best

GUEST COMMENTARY: Career, technical education plan borrows from best

Our schools must work for all our children, regardless of where they start in life and regardless of where they want to start their careers. Recently, I announced a plan to make career, technical and vocational education a priority in every high school in Indiana.

June 26, 2012 12:00 am

Pence wants employers, schools to cooperate on vocational education

INDIANAPOLIS | Citing a pervasive "skills gap" among Hoosier workers, Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence called Tuesday for the revival of vocational and technical education in Indiana's high schools.

June 12, 2012 2:08 pm
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