Charter School Of The Dunes
EAST CHICAGO | Education of parents and the children of those in poverty is among the tools needed to combat poverty in the region, according to a panel discussion held Friday.
GARY | The Indiana State Board of Accounts released an audit report for Charter School of the Dunes showing that in 2009-10, it had excessive cash on hand from federal stimulus money and wasn't able to access the remaining funds.
Officials at Calumet College of St. Joseph are keeping a close eye on the Charter School of the Dunes.
Gary Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, a retired teacher and a strong proponent of traditional public schools, said she sees nothing wrong with a charter school that has lost its authorizer shopping around for a new one.
GARY | Charter School of the Dunes celebrated its 10th anniversary with the grand opening of its new building at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Old Hobart Road.
Charter School of the Dunes kindergarten teacher Jen Scriba leads her class, including Kenneth Thompson, right, and Tarriah Morgan, center, in a song Tuesday at the school in Gary.
Charter School of the Dunes ninth-grade literature teacher LaShanda Johnson leads her class in a discussion of "Romeo and Juliet" Tuesday at the school in Gary. Calumet College of St. Joseph is the new sponsor of the school.
HAMMOND | Christine Pepa, Charter School of the Dunes principal, says the school's new relationship with Calumet College of St. Joseph will help identify ways to boost achievement in its transient population.
Calumet College of St. Joseph will become the new sponsor of The Charter School of the Dunes in Gary effective July 1, 2013.
GARY | Ball State University has set appeal hearing dates for two Gary charter schools that were notified their charters would not be renewed.
GARY | Officials at Charter School of the Dunes had no guarantee its charter would be renewed this year when it began construction of a new $13 million school building last summer.
The Charter School of the Dunes in Gary's Miller area is going forward with construction of its new building even though Ball State University decided to stop sponsoring the school. It's a gutsy move, but not the only one the school needs to make.
GARY | Despite notice that its charter won't be renewed, Charter School of the Dunes is operating in the black and will finish its $13 million school building, officials said.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's State of the State address Tuesday focused on job creation and education, two intertwined subjects. Both require significant attention.
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GARY | With an oak savanna as the backdrop, officials of the Charter School of the Dunes broke ground Wednesday for its new $13 million school building at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Old Hobart Road.
The Charter School of the Dunes in Gary is constructing a $13 million building in Gary's Miller neighborhood.
The Indiana State Board of Accounts has released reports on three local charter schools, citing examples of poor record-keeping and money management.
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