Regionally Speaking, Thursday, February 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018

MAAC's Fire Training Academy in Valparaiso graduates 29 new volunteer firefighters on Friday: one of the stories featured on Reporter's Roundtable this week
Credit Celina Weatherwax, MAAC

Today:  on this Reporters' Roundtable, we hear from "Times" education reporter Carmen McCollum and "Post-Tribune" reporter Carole Carlson.  Both talk about the stories they contributed online and in print for their respective newspapers.   We also hear from MAAC Foundation's Celina Weatherwax about the next graduating class of volunteer firefighters from the Valparaiso-based Fire Training Academy.

Several of Carmen's and Carole's stories involve issues surrounding the Gary Community Schools.We also hear from Indiana Public Broadcasting's Eric Weddle and his two-part examination of the Gary Community Schools.