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Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.

August 10, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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IUN program provides unique look at human body

IUN program provides unique look at human body

GARY | You'd expect to see students of various medical disciplines carefully cutting on the cadavers in the Indiana University Northwest International Cadaver Prosection Program.

July 30, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Poster and essay contest celebrates National School Choice Week

GARY | Charter school students in Indiana and Colorado will unite in favor of increased educational opportunity by competing in school choice-themed art and essay contests from this week. The Greater Educational Opportunities Foundation is sponsoring the contests, which are meant to inspire …

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
SLYCE Program encourages change

SLYCE Program encourages change

GARY | Johntrell Bowles is a freshman at 21st Century Charter School and is an aspiring Doctor. During the summer he enjoys working out with friends and family from home. He also is involved in a variety of sports such as track, baseball, basketball and even football. Johntrell also is very …

October 21, 2013 11:11 am
21st Century Charter school constructs second building

21st Century Charter school constructs second building

GARY | The 21st Century Charter School began work Monday on its second building near downtown Gary.

June 10, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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21st Century Charter school constructs second building

21st Century Charter school constructs second building

The second 21st Century Charter school building, under construction between Seventh and Eighth streets on Washinton Street near downtown Gary, will be open by the fall for students in grades seven through 12.

June 10, 2013 4:29 pm
21st Century Charter School constructs second building

21st Century Charter School constructs second building

The second building for the 21st Century Charter School in Gary is located between Seventh and Eighth avenues on Washington Street. The charter school plans to complete construction over the summer, with the second building opening this fall.

June 10, 2013 3:20 pm

21st Century Charter boys and girls track qualify for regional finals

GARY | Not long after the boys basketball team from 21st Century Charter School in Gary won the school's first sectional championship, the girls and boys track teams qualified three to regional finals.

May 21, 2013 4:37 pm

Charter school job fair set for May 18

GARY | Northwest Indiana charter schools are hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18, hosted by 21st Century Charter School, 556 Washington St

May 04, 2013 11:59 am
Gary school is Building Literacy with Legos

Gary school is Building Literacy with Legos

GARY | 21st Century Charter School will create and host a monthly after school literacy program for children in grades 1 to 3 called Building Literacy with Legos with help from a Ken Woodruff Mini Grant awarded by the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am
21st Century Charter board to buy its school building

21st Century Charter board to buy its school building

GARY | The board of directors of the 21st Century Charter School in Gary has entered into an agreement to buy the building it occupies near downtown Gary.

December 28, 2012 12:00 am

GEO Foundation turns down Gary bank building

GARY | The president of an Indianapolis-based charter company that manages 21st Century Charter School in Gary has decided against accepting the donation of a downtown Gary bank building.

December 11, 2012 9:45 pm

Gary charter school to return unspent grant money

An audit of the 21st Century Charter School of Gary turned up no major problems.

December 11, 2012 9:30 pm
Gary charter school coach is on probation for sex charges

Gary charter school coach is on probation for sex charges

CROWN POINT | A girls and boys basketball coach at a Gary charter school has been ordered to serve 54 months on probation after admitting to asking three students for hugs and touching them on the buttocks.

July 02, 2012 7:56 pm

HILLARY SMITH: With the will, the Cougars are finding their way

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Smiling on the edge of the court, the Gary 21st Century girls basketball team beamed like a squad that had won a sectional championship.

February 07, 2012 10:00 pm
Grad rates rise in NWI, across state

Grad rates rise in NWI, across state

Graduation rates are up for most schools in Northwest Indiana, in line with a trend across the state.

February 06, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Charting a better coursel? A look at charter vs. public school ISTEP scores

Even as the Indiana Senate looks at legislation to expand the number of charter schools across Indiana, there still is considerable debate about their effectiveness.

March 21, 2011 9:45 pm

House GOP budget hits local school funding hard

INDIANAPOLIS | Many Northwest Indiana schools would receive less state funding over the next two years under a Republican budget plan expected to be approved by a House committee Friday.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am

Community supports eighth Gary charter school

GARY | Dozens of people came out to support an eighth charter school in the city.

December 01, 2010 12:00 am
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