HAMMOND | A substitute teacher at Hammond High School is accused of throwing a chair at a student in the classroom.
MERRILLVILLE | As she walked around and listened to teachers and students interact in Merrillville Community Schools, Indiana education leader Glenda Ritz told educators they are doing the kind of teaching that needs to happen all over the state.
CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board voted against giving its superintendent a raise.
MUNSTER | The Munster School Board passed a resolution saying it wants the state Legislature to change the school funding formula to make it fair.
Twenty-two local students are among 16,000 students who were named semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
GARY | Jefferson Elementary School first-graders want you to know reading is fun, and they celebrated in a big way with new books and a parade through the building.
GARY | As Gary school board members review a budget for 2015, they learned enrollment is down by about 500 students.
EAST CHICAGO | A 15-year-old girl was arrested following a couple of different fights at East Chicago Central High School Thursday, and a school administrator suffered minor injuries when she tried to break up the fight.
GARY | Da'Ione Fields of Gary balances academics, work and volunteering as he hones his skills with an eye toward a career in forensic science.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College is expanding its footprint in Northwest Indiana and the North Central region and positioning itself for the future.
EAST CHICAGO | A Portage woman is in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn following an early morning shooting on Labor Day that could be drug related.
HAMMOND | A simple trip to the grocery store late Saturday ended in a high speed chase, a dog bite and an arrest for two Calumet City men.
HOBART | Hola, ¿Cómo estás? ¿Vienes preparado? Vamos a repasar los verbos en el pasado con el iPad.
EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana State Board of Accounts cites numerous issues in its latest audit of the School City of East Chicago, including saying the teacher contract signed in 2011 appears to run afoul of a state law prohibiting school corporations from entering into contracts for which the…
GARY | Teachers in Lake Ridge Schools and Gary Community School Corp. were fired up Monday, a couple of days before school starts, as keynote speakers addressed teachers in those respective districts.
Parents need not wait until the start of their child's first school year to start receiving special education services, said Indiana Youth Institute President Bill Stanczykiewicz.
MUNSTER | One state representative believes Munster's deficit is the result of a continuing attack on public education.
MUNSTER | Munster school leaders blame the district's $8 million deficit on a state funding formula, a 2008 state take over of the general fund and millions of dollars in education cuts by Gov. Mitch Daniels.
GARY | Just months before Thea Bowman Leadership Academy is to submit its application for charter school renewal, it has lost three key administrators with more than 90 years of experience in education among them.
The largest school renovation project in Northwest Indiana continues in the Lake Central School Corp., where voters in the district approved a $160 million construction referendum in 2011.
WHITING | Students and parents stood in groups, along Oliver Street in Whiting, talking among themselves as they waited for school to open.
The State Budget Committee on Thursday approved Ivy Tech Community College's request to enter into a lease with an option to purchase the Purdue Academic Learning Center in Crown Point.
With a part-time job at a Valparaiso laboratory and a college scholarship, Cole Ozbolt is proud of his vocational accomplishments.
GARY | As Gary schools prepare to welcome students Aug. 20, the Indiana Department of Education has assigned a staff member to help implement federal programs and serve as a state liaison with the district.
Katrina McFerrin is pleased to see Lake County is one of five counties in the state selected to operate a preschool education program.
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