Expansive Annual Performance Reports released by Indiana Department of Education provide useful information, educators say, but they typically do not show a full picture of the overall health of the state’s school...
Indiana lags behind many of its counterparts in other states in terms of maintaining strong public school systems, according to a recent study.
Superintendents, staffers catching up on things while students are on spring break
One round of state standardized testing is finished, and there is little faith among leaders of local schools an upcoming second round will be without problems.
Ehlerding: It’s what industries want; they’re seeking qualified people
An effort to study whether to move Northern Wells Community Schools away from snow days and to a virtual option could stretch into this summer. A committee charged with studying e-learning met for the third time...
Cathy Springer loves her Norwell Knights (and the feeling is mutual) Norwell High School athletes have something in common, no matter the sport. If he or she...
A proposed “Philosophy of Athletics” would codify for the first time goals and expectations for middle school and high school coaches and athletes at Northern Wells Community Schools.
Putting on a show
Norwell High School senior Hanna Smith will continue her basketball career playing for the Trine University Thunder women’s team next fall at Angola. Smith,...
Eighty-four percent of Wells County high school graduates are prepared for college-level coursework by the time they graduate, according to a recent state report.
Wells students to start ISTEP+ this week
Drums and cymbals
High school graduation rates in Wells County again have exceeded the state average.
NWCS discusses system that may make snow days obsolete
Area high schools will offer certified training
Indiana schools have instructions from state education officials on how to administer the ISTEP+ exam, just days before students can begin taking the test.
Each of Wells County’s three public school districts would see funding increases under a proposed two-year state budget.
A company that administers the state’s ISTEP+ test has increased server capacity ahead of the upcoming exam, after a test run of the system last week led to problems locally and throughout Indiana.
Knights claim sectional crown