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Lawmakers push spending, education in final hours

March 12, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers ended their 2012 legislative session early Saturday after racing through a sprawling education and spending plan.
    The last measure they approved this year is a plan that pays $6 million to state fair victims and $80 million for full-day kindergarten, and puts more money for state reserves before an automatic tax refund is triggered. It also changes the rules governing Indiana's charter schools and officials tasked with turning faltering schools around.

NA lands major tech grant

March 12, 2012

    North Adams Community Schools is one of 23 school corporations statewide to be named as a recipient of state education department technology grant funding.
    The Indiana Department of Education announced this week that the selected school corporations will receive up to $200,000 each to implement classroom technology projects. The grants, totaling $3 million, were awarded through Indiana’s classroom innovation grant program, which is funded primarily through the David C. Ford educational technology fund.

BHS will host 3-team baseball fight vs. cancer

March 12, 2012

    Bellmont High School Baseball Coach Ben Fawbush has announced that the team this year will be hosting a new, annual event known as the “Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.”
    The event will be held on a rotating basis by all three Adams County high schools: Bellmont, Adams Central, and South Adams.
    The purpose and goal of this event, Fawbush said, is to not only raise funds for cancer research, but to raise awareness and support for the cure of any and all cancers. 

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