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GUEST COLUMN: Marching toward On My Way to Pre-K funding

By LARRY PEJEAU, guest columnist The research is very compelling. Children who participate in high-quality preschool programs have improved health and higher social-emotional and learning outcomes...
Work underway on new community clinic building

Brown County Schools is proceeding in its plan to build a public clinic at the Eagle Park athletic fields. Renovations are underway on an existing...
School news: Safe Place update; personnel changes

Safe Place program details still being worked out The Brown County School Board of Trustees will vote this month on whether or not to establish...
SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER: Brown County Schools’ response to bullying

One of the most challenging issues the school community is responsible for addressing is that of bullying. It is sometimes difficult to observe, as it...
Tale from the dark side: Fall play tells story of ‘mean-spirited’ family

Brown County High School theater students are finding their dark sides. In the fall play, “Another Part of the Forest,” they’ll portray members of the...
Grant gives boost to Van Buren art program

Van Buren Elementary School students will have another opportunity to work with a local artist this school year thanks to a grant from the...
Education briefs: Scholarship deadlines, CRC classes

Applications due Oct. 31 for women's scholarships INDIANAPOLIS — Women & Hi Tech will award two $2,500 college scholarships — one undergraduate and one graduate...
New model for teacher pay: Approved contract includes ‘ladder’ schedule for educator salaries

For the first time since 2011, Brown County teachers will be able to predictably move up in salary levels based on their effectiveness rating...
Education briefs for week of Oct. 18

Small-business counseling available for free The Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St., offers individual small-business counseling sessions through the Service Corps of...
Speaking in code: Weeklong event aims to inspire computer careers

“How many of you have played a video game or computer game?” Eleven Fifty Academy instructor Deon Seifert asked a group of fourth-graders. Every hand...

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