Canal Days wraps up in New Haven

The event is a premier homecoming event, when New Haven officials welcome all current and former residents and guests from all over the tri-state area for a week filled with camaraderie and family-friendly fun.

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del. Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

Indiana Republicans facing choice in schools chief race

Republicans are looking to regain control of the state Department of Education from Democrat Glenda Ritz, who is seeking re-election to the position she won in in 2012 and has since clashed repeatedly with Republican Gov. Mike Pence and GOP legislative leaders over education policy.