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Today:  we revisit our conversation with Michigan City Area Schools Superintendent Barbara Eason-Watkins about the school district's growing high-tech education program that now includes Chromebooks for students.  The program recently picked up an Innovators Award from the Society of Innovators in Northwest Indiana.

Michigan City Area Schools

Michigan City Area Schools Superintendent Barbara Eason-Watkins is excited about her school district's "1:1" (one-student, one-device) high tech expansion program that includes Chromebook computers for students.  She joined us on "Regionally Speaking" on Tuesday to talk about it.

Michigan City Area Schools

Today:  We talk to Michigan City Area Schools Superintendent Barbara Eason-Watkins about the school district's "1:1" (one-student, one-device) high tech expansion program that includes Chromebook computers for students.  The program, supported by grants from the community and other sources, gives Michigan City students a chance to organize and enhance their work and stay engaged through "blended learning": the process of combining digital and traditional learning.  The program's picked up another "Innovators Award" for the school district from the Society of Innovators in Northwest Indiana

Michigan City Area Schools

It's been a year of records for the students of Michigan City High School Class of 2017:  breaking records for academic excellence with the most students earning perfect 4.0 GPA and regional or state honors in areas including vocational and college-prep programs.  The Wolves boys' basketball team set a single season record, even though they faced tough competition in the Duneland Athletic Conference,

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Today:  Michigan City Area Schools Assistant Superintendent Wendel McCollum talks about the great accomplishments by the High School's Class 0f 2017, as recognized at recent commencement exercises. Those accomplishments include academic, athletic and community service.

Today:  Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer joins us to talk about his "thank you" message to the special education program employees at the Michigan City Area Schools on Wednesday, to kick off Indiana Disability Awareness Month.  Similar events are scheduled for later this month in Gary.

The Governor's Council for People with Disabilities says just over 19-percent of Hoosiers have some sort of disability, but they want to be recognized and accepted as people who want to be included in their communities, just like everyone else.