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Ashley Sloboda

Reporter Ashley Sloboda has covered education for The Journal Gazette since 2016. A Fort Wayne native, she has 15 years of experience at newspapers in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. | 260-461-8207

Stories by Ashley Sloboda

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Dzenana Hskic, right, and Robin Walters make  cinnamon rolls for school meals at the Fort Wayne Community Schools  Nutrition Processing Center on Ludwig Road.

Shortages force schools to be creative with lunch

Pandemic supply chain disruptions topped school meal program directors' concerns for the 2021-22 academic year.

October 17, 2021 1:00 am

 FILEPurdue University Fort Wayne students cross Willis Family Bridge over Crescent Avenue on their way to class.

FreePFW won't force shots; FWCS to host testing

Purdue University Fort Wayne will not implement a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for spring semester.

October 15, 2021 1:00 am


NACS approves buildings project

Northwest Allen County Schools has the flexibility to buy real estate under a $5 million, board-endorsed project.

October 15, 2021 1:00 am


Gun confiscated at Snider; student safety emphasized

Snider High School's principal reiterated Thursday the importance of students reporting things that make them feel unsafe or...

October 15, 2021 1:00 am

NACS board president absent during public hearing

An in-person audience wasn't the only thing missing at Northwest Allen County Schools' public hearing Wednesday.

October 14, 2021 8:40 pm