Bennett: Glitches show limitations of high-stakes testing plan
The dog ate my home-work. That age-old excuse — based on a shockingly unforeseen complication — rarely works for a kid who didn’t finish yesterday’s math assignment.
Few words of advice
Graduates: Find work you enjoy doing and do it well. But don't get so caught up in your pursuit of tomorrow that you forget to enjoy today.
May 4, 2013: Cheers & Jeers
'Reasons to keep hope in humanity'
Sherry Schulte of Kokomo sends a Cheer written by many members of the Schulte and Dwyer families:
'Be strong,' Joshua says
National Day of Prayer reminds us there's encouragement in Scripture.
Immunize your child
Vaccinations early in life can protect against exposure to a potentially life-threatening disease when a child is most vulnerable.
Bill offers real choice
Bill prohibiting public schools from accepting only the brightest transfer students protects families against any possibility of discrimination. It should be signed into law by the governor.
House of Burgess: Wait, how did you get back in?
Recently, two politicians I never thought would be heard from again have resurfaced. Both have taken advantage of the inability of incumbents to seek re-election in their respective districts. And they both provide interesting case studies in life after political death.
Hard work still pays off
Congratulations on your achievement, graduating high school seniors, and remember to thank those who helped you along the way to success.
Raising bar in education
Governor should spend the summer advocating for stiffer high school standards. The Indiana College Readiness Report, released Thursday by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, suggests his campaign proposal could increase college graduation rates.
April 27, 2013: Cheers and Jeers
Encouraging better health
Willie Stroman, director of the Minority Health Alliance of Howard County, sends this Cheer:
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