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MERRILLVILLE | The International Center for Leadership in Education, an organization led by nationally recognized speaker and expert in education, Dr. Willard Daggett, has announced that Merrillville High School has been identified as a Model School for its annual Model School Conference thi…
Here we go again, listening to ingratiating promises from state government about prioritizing education and promising a whopping 1 percent increase to public school funding. It sure looks like the little pea of additional school funding is there in plain sight under the shell of public schoo…
New legislation under consideration this year by the Indiana Legislature is nothing more than snake oil intended to create the illusion of school reform without any verifiable degree of probability that school reform actually will be achieved.
Improving student achievement, closing achievement gaps and getting all students to grade level are the expressed goals of our state officials. This is the rhetoric we hear, but the actions we see are completely contradictory. In fact, they are hypocritical.
The Indiana Professional Standards Board is wrestling with a proposal for "Rules for Educator Preparation and Accountability" that will reduce performance standards for becoming a teacher and will make it possible for less qualified individuals to acquire teaching and administrative licenses.
There is a misconception among some that public schools have exorbitant budgets. The thinking goes that because tax caps are needed, those school systems that will suffer financially should absorb outlandish losses of funding because they are spending beyond their means.
Property tax relief measures have resulted in unforeseen -- and potentially catastrophic -- financial losses for some school corporations.
Merrillville Community School Corp. is committed to seeing diversity work.
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