GARY | As Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann toured the cosmetology department at the Gary Area Career Center on Friday, she said if she had more time she'd stay to get a manicure and pedicure.
I am excited about the passion and dedication I have seen, the work we have already accomplished, and the plans we are creating for the future of students attending Gary Community Schools.
GARY | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will join Gary civic and education leaders for a College Financial Aid and Opportunity Night on Feb. 21.
GARY | School leaders plan to reopen Roosevelt College and Career Academy on Tuesday after the school has been closed four consecutive days due to heating problems, burst pipes and flooding.
GARY | For the second consecutive day, EdisonLearning officials have closed Roosevelt College and Career Academy because of a lack of heat.
Gary Community School Corp.'s track record with special education has been abysmal, but there are signs of progress.
New Gary school Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt is building partnerships with local universities and businesses. This can only benefit the district and its students.
GARY | Gary Community School Corp. Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt is developing partnerships with local universities and businesses, and sees the school corporation opening up a laboratory school, a charter school and an Apple technical school.
Among Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson's ideas for the city is to move scattered city departments to the downtown for residents' convenience. Gary Community School Corp. is a different entity, but it would be good to have the district's headquarters downtown as well.
GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. has lost 15 percent of its student body since last school year and is going to have to make more cuts in teachers, administrators and staff because of the declining enrollment.
GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. is going to host a special meeting Wednesday to talk about district finances.
GARY | Illinois Central Bus Co. will provide up to 30 additional buses to the Gary Community School Corp. for free to get students to and from school for the remainder of the school year.
GARY | The president of the Gary Teachers Union sent a note to teachers asking for input if the Gary Community School Corp. runs out of money and can't pay teachers after November.
Sophomore Patrice Ezell, 16, enrolled in Gary New Tech High School as a freshman last year because she wanted to try a different way of learning -- beyond text books.
GARY | Gary schools Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt and 15 administrators rode school buses with students Tuesday to see the problems firsthand and develop solutions.
Students in Gary's secondary schools shouldn't be expected to walk two miles to school each day, regardless of whether it's uphill and there's snow on the ground. Fortunately, there's a better answer for them now.
GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. will join the School City of Hammond in applying for federal Race to the Top funds for school districts.
GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. is partnering with the Gary Public Transportation Corp. to provide bus transportation to students.
Pamela May does not know a lot about Gary's per-student funding and what it means to her only daughter, a junior in the high-ability program at West Side Leadership Academy.
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