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Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Moving from Venezuela to Carmel opens new doors for students

Kassandra Darnell

April 19, 2019

Two years ago, senior Luisana Rodriguez and her mother left their home in Venezuela and moved to the United States in order to avoid the growing political and economic crisis spreading across the country. They first moved to Miami and then to Indiana, but at the time, the conditions in Venezuela wer...

Strike Back: Educational expert, students discuss teacher protests, future of education system

Strike Back: Educational expert, students discuss teacher protests, future of education system

Angela Qian

May 18, 2018

On Feb. 9, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that there were seven major work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers in 2017, the second lowest number on record, and none of which included teachers. Less than two weeks later, West Virginia teachers began a nine-day walkout to protest low wages. ...

Qualifications lower for teacher licensing

Qualifications lower for teacher licensing

News

January 25, 2013

Last month, the Indiana State Board of Education approved changes concerning teacher certification that lower the qualifications for becoming a teacher. By passing an exam, anyone with a four-year college degree and a 3.0 GPA is now allowed to teach. According to Williams, because of the lowere...

Student Venture’s serve team to host teacher breakfast Oct. 6

Student Venture’s serve team to host teacher breakfast Oct. 6

Beats

October 4, 2011

Members of the Student Venture serve team will prepare a teacher breakfast on the morning of Oct. 6. This is a new event the serve team planned and has anticipated over the course of the year. “We have a serve team that works on new ways to serve the community and the school. They really ...

Troops to teachers

acumen

October 3, 2008

Military veteran teachers incorporate military experiences into teaching methods By Rebecca Xu <rxu@hilite.org> Dale Yessak. Pete O’Hara. Dawn Laumeyer. Doug Bird. These four people don’t seem to have much in common besides the fact that they work here. One teaches English, one teaches soci...