KCS superintendent marks first anniversary
When the Kokomo-Center School Board hired Jeff Hauswald as its superintendent in June 2010, board members were talking to him about what they could do in student programming with the savings realized from consolidation and reorganization.
A conversation with Bennett on education reform
While State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett is pushing for aggressive reform of Indiana’s schools, he does not see a state full of failing schools.
Bargaining rights for teachers in danger
The Indiana Senate recently approved a bill to limit teachers’ collective bargaining rights, despite protests from teachers and the Indiana State Teachers Association.
Educator who is a legislator rallies protesters
State Sen. Tim Skinner arrived at the Indiana Statehouse Monday morning, thinking he’d be talking to a group of teachers about how to slow down some fast-tracked education legislation.
Children must pass reading test to leave third grade
Teachers say children learn to read from kindergarten through third grade, then read to learn through the rest of their academic careers.
Northwestern dinner theater is Thursday
The Northwestern High School Theater Troupe will host a dinner theater performance Thursday.
Lafayette Park play is Thursday
The Lafayette Park Elementary Opening Knights will present “A Gingerbread Christmas” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the school auditorium. Tickets are free.
Taylor IS students of the month announced
Taylor Intermediate School teachers have announced the fourth grade students of the month.
Tri-Central teacher wins MAC grant
Tipton McDonald’s owner Rich Koopman recently surprised Tri-Central’s seventh grade English teacher, Cris Harlow, with a $500 check.
Maconaquah has arts foundation
The Maconaquah Fine and Performing Arts Foundation will host its first event, “An Evening with DaVinci and Company,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at Maconaquah Elementary School.
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