GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. released a joint statement Monday, along with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, saying it is working with Illinois Central, which provides bus service, to resolve its outstanding bill.
GARY | While Gary schools Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt maintains she does not like the way the state of Indiana grades schools, she released preliminary grades Wednesday showing several schools improved.
GARY | As Gary school board members review a budget for 2015, they learned enrollment is down by about 500 students.
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.
GARY | When school begins this fall, the Indiana Department of Education will play a more significant role in operations at the Gary Community School Corp.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Department of Education leader reported that EdisonLearning and the Gary Community School Corp. are working together to resolve issues.
Gary Community School Corp. is moving the finish line from high school graduation to the workforce or completion of a post-secondary educational program. You may know it as “college and career readiness.” This ensures we will have a strong and productive community with a skilled workforce.
GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. needs a minimum of $6.5 million to repair and renovate some of the school buildings that will be open this fall.
GARY | The water remains off at Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy, and those students will return to class Monday at the Gary Area Career Center.
GARY | The Gary School Board voted 4-2 on Tuesday to close six school buildings.
GARY | The community came together Thursday night to begin a conversation about improving education for all students in Gary.
GARY | Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz made a stop in Northwest Indiana on Wednesday to repeat the department is not taking over the Gary schools but will work with the district to build a stronger school system.
GARY | On the heels of the state's designating the Gary Community School Corp. a "high risk" district and taking over its federal funds, Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt touted the district's accomplishments and talked about the future.
The Indiana Department of Education is stepping in at Gary Community School Corp., labeling it a high-risk district. That could allow the state to take control of the district's federal funds, including determining how they're spent.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host Shattering the Silences, a public forum held twice a year on the Gary campus to address topics, issues and concerns relative to diversity and inclusion.
GARY | A needs assessment will be the next step in the process of turning around the failing Gary school district.
GARY | The Indiana Department of Education has labeled the Gary Community School Corp. a high risk district, paving the way to take over its federal funds and determine how they are spent.
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is one of 14 mayors across the country who will partner with the National League of Cities and the U.S. Department of Education to hold a “community conversation” to discuss strategies to advance learning, student engagement and improve schools.
GARY | Gary school leaders mulled the district's dismal financial picture, declining student enrollment and need to cut staff.
GARY | The verdict is still out on whether a private management company is operating Gary Roosevelt any better than the Gary Community School Corp. did.
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