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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Celebrating the value of work

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Celebrating the value of work

“It was working men and women who made the 20th Century the American century.” -- President Barack Obama

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Become a champion of Northwest Indiana

"Good leaders must first become good servants." 
– Robert Greenleaf

March 16, 2014 11:27 am
LINDA WOLOSHANSKY: Time to move on from old identities, forge new ones

LINDA WOLOSHANSKY: Time to move on from old identities, forge new ones

There was a time when the steel mills along our lakeshore defined us. Northwest Indiana was the Steel Capital of the World. Tens of thousands of men and women werer making the steel that built our cars, our skyscrapers, our washers and dryers.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Technology changing lifestyles, labor markets

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Technology changing lifestyles, labor markets

Have you ever visited Tomorrowland? It was one of the original park attractions when Disneyland opened in 1955. Walt Disney described it as a place to view “wondrous ideas ... a step into the future with predictions of constructed things to come.”

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Youths require inspiration from adult mentors

The Baby Boomer generation remembers a time when Labor Day once marked the end of summer, as they returned to the classroom following this federal holiday.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Youths need jobs to learn job skills

GUEST COMMENTARY: Youths need jobs to learn job skills

On March 9, the U.S. Department of Labor reported an additional 227,000 jobs had been added to the nation's economy and the unemployment rate remained at 8.3 percent for the second consecutive month.

March 26, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: We are RE²ADY to help youths succeed

GUEST COMMENTARY: We are RE²ADY to help youths succeed

Did you know that if you take out GED diplomas, the percentage of U.S. students graduating from high school has not increased since the 1970s? This was revealed in a report called Pathways to Prosperity issued by the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2011.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Congressional failure brings challenges to NWI

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congressional failure brings challenges to NWI

The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was unable to agree on even a single measure to reduce the mounting government debt. The result of indecision: a stalemate that might leave Northwest Indiana and other local programs underfunded.

December 21, 2011 12:00 am

Higher education is wisest route to career success

Many times we wonder if the American Dream still exists. Are people from faraway lands still able to immigrate to the United States and capture a better life by making a decent wage and providing for their families?

September 02, 2007 12:00 am

New program is giving at-risk youths a chance

There's an exciting new program at William Wirt, Theodore Roosevelt, Lew Wallace, West Side and East Chicago Central high schools that will help us address the drop out and work force development challenges we face in Gary and East Chicago. The Jobs for America's Graduates program has proven…

June 03, 2007 12:00 am

Free program helps employers obtain interns

Retaining talented college graduates is vital for the future growth of Indiana and its businesses. Losing Indiana-educated students to opportunities in other states, best known as the brain drain, is an epidemic the state has faced for some time.

February 06, 2007 12:00 am

Changing the work force landscape

Dear Employer: We've heard from you about the loss of business when a customer's needs are not addressed, when you can't fill orders because you don't have the manpower, or when employees make mistakes because of limited English or math proficiency.

October 02, 2005 12:00 am

New board will offer input on training of labor pool

President and CEO,

September 12, 1999 12:00 am

Editorial Advisory Board. Partnerships with schools building

Valley Workforce Development Services

November 02, 1997 12:00 am

Editorial Advisory Board. Music teacher puts life skills to

Development Services

June 08, 1997 12:00 am

Business, educators should unite

My dad was really a bright guy. Cutting edge. Ahead of his time. Although he

June 02, 1996 12:00 am

Times editorial advisory board. No silver bullet for

Wherever you go these days in Northwest Indiana, the issue of education

May 18, 1995 12:00 am
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