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Schools

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    Allen County officials say they are waiting to see where future funding will come from for statewide prekindergarten now that Gov. Mike Pence has withdrawn an application for $80 million in federal funds.
  • For many, home is where the school is
    Michele Berkes-Adams tried several public and charter schools before she withdrew her 14-year-old son, Caedmon, and daughter, Delphi, 12, and started schooling them herself.“My son has Asperger’s.
  • Colleges’ interest in home-schoolers grows
    The academic performance of home-schoolers runs the gamut, said Robert Kunzman, managing director of the International Center for Home Education Research at Indiana University in Bloomington.
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New aid director, arts dean for IPFW

IPFW has announced two appointments following nationwide searches.

John O’Connell will be the new dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and David Peterson is the new director of financial aid.

O’Connell began his tenure at IPFW in 2007 as chairman and professor of the Department of Theatre. He was previously at Arkansas State University, as an assistant and then associate professor of theater.

Peterson has held numerous positions at various colleges and universities over the past 17 years, and he has served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve for a total of 24 years in both stateside and overseas deployments.

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