Quality Education

Repeating the Issues of the Founders

Discipleship school. Missional school. Outreach school. Member school. Lutheran schools are all about Christ. Somehow over the years, some Lutheran school communities have struggled with whom is welcomed into it. Congregational members? Daughter/sister congregations’ families? Other Christian families? Faith seekers? And how do these decisions impact the overall community and program of the school? It’s… Read more »

Mindset, part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part series on Carol Dweck’s “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success-How We Can Learn to Fulfill Our Potential”. Part one can be found here “I’m just not good at math.”  “This is too hard for me, and I’m never going to get it.”  “School work is just not… Read more »

Mindset, part 1

Since the 2006 release of the book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success-How We Can Learn to Fulfill Our Potential” by Carol Dweck, the term ‘mindset’ has become a popular buzzword in the education world, and with good reason.  The research on achievement and success by Dweck and others has shown that our intelligence, and… Read more »

2017-2018 Enrollment News

2017/2018 enrollment for Lutheran schools in Northeast Indiana shows a slight drop this year. Last year’s reported enrollment for our 18 schools was 4096. This year, 3983. While disappointing to report (we always would like to see increases!), we rejoice in the nearly 4000 Kindergarten through grade 12 students that will be impacted by the… Read more »

Teachers Spend Summer Learning

What do Lutheran School teachers do with their last days of summer vacation?  Go to school and learn, of course!  Over fifty Science teachers from several schools in The Lutheran Schools Partnership (TLSP) gathered at Holy Cross Lutheran School on July 31 and August 1 to learn more about the implementation of materials from ISI,… Read more »

School Choice Myth: Non-public schools are not held accountable.

Non-Public schools are accountable for Choice Scholarships dollars. Opponents of Indiana’s Choice Scholarships often argue that Choice Scholarships are unfair because Non-Public schools are not held accountable to the same standards as public schools. However, one may argue that Non-Public schools are actually held to a higher standard of accountability than public schools. Non-public schools… Read more »

Non-Public Schools are accountable for Choice Scholarships Dollars

Opponents of Indiana’s Choice Scholarships often argue that Choice Scholarships are unfair because Non-Public schools are not held accountable to the same standards as public schools. What the public may not realize is that Non-Public schools are actually held to a higher standard of accountability than public schools. Non-public schools that accept Choice Scholarships and… Read more »