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- 'Grace's Magic' to help Second Harvest Ball State graduate Cindee Cox is the author of “Grace’s Magic,” a children’s book geared around helping others and the community in which they live.
- Alexandria library going digital Alexandria-Monroe Public Library using new digital program to make borrowing the latest books and movies easier than ever.
- Daleville students honored Students in grades nine through 12 who have achieved a 3.5 GPA or above were honored at a dessert reception in the Daleville Jr./Sr. High School cafetorium.
- Pendleton school's Spring Carnival set for Friday The community is invited to enjoy family fun at Pendleton Elementary School's Spring Carnival.
- United Way program helps introduce youngsters to kindergarten The roundups have been held at most Madison County schools, now Blast Off to Kindergarten events are underway.
- Anderson school board seeks to reopen teacher contract The Anderson schools board voted 6-0 Tuesday to reopen its collective bargaining agreement with teachers, an effort, board members said, to address the state's grades of local schools and teacher evaluations.
- Most teachers 'highly effective' or 'effective' In a first-ever release of Indiana teacher evaluations, 87 percent of the state's 55,000 teachers were rated as “Highly Effective” or “Effective.”
- Tony Bennett ethics hearing further delayed A hearing on charges that former Indiana state schools superintendent Tony Bennett used state resources in his failed 2012 re-election bid has been pushed back until August.
State report: Most Alexandria, Elwood teachers effective
Most teachers in Madison County have been evaluated as being highly effective or effective, according to data released Monday by the Indiana Department of Education. Administrators in those school districts expressed satisfaction with those evaluations.
- 'Blast Off to Kindergarten' starts Tuesday A countywide kindergarten readiness event for all children entering kindergarten this fall at one of the Madison County elementary schools, "Blast Off to Kindergarten," kicks off on Tuesday.
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