Monthly Archives: December 2007

Indiana’s Cyber-School Connection

By Corey Hess and Allie Margulies INDIANA — Cyber-schooling has its critics. “I don’t know why you would ever want to plug a primary student into a computer for their learning,” wondered former Indiana Area School District Superintendent Kathleen R. … Continue reading

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Indiana’s Cyber-School Connection

Administrators question the financing By Rachael Ward Since Pennsylvania’s first cyber-charter school opened in 1998, a dozen have cropped up statewide. Enrollments for online education are rising. In the Indiana Area School District, 56 students were enrolled in cyber schools … Continue reading

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A Dropout’s Lessons Learned at Indiana High School

By Sara Rising INDIANA –In 1990, Kelly Davies was 15 and attending Ford City High School in Armstrong County. She also was pregnant. During the first four months of her pregnancy, she experienced morning sickness. She began missing so much … Continue reading

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A Lifetime in a Coal-Dusted Shadow of Homer City’s Smokestacks

By Tim Bugaile Indiana, Pa — MaryAnn Steffee has lived in Homer City for the past 40 years. It’s where she raised her kids. It’s where she’s watching her grandchildren grow up. But Homer City is not where Steffee would … Continue reading

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