LAKE STATION | An associate professor at Indiana University Northwest called Deep River Educational Center a jewel in the middle of an urbanized area.
GARY | Randi Weingarten, president of the National American Federation of Teachers, encouraged Gary teachers Thursday to fight for the heart and soul of public education.
Many local educators and politicians are calling outrageous a recent law forgiving $91.2 million in loans to charter schools, in light of tight finances faced by public schools across the region and districts that have had to raise taxes to maintain programs and quality teachers. Moreover, t…
GARY | A Gary native and former Rhodes Scholar returned home Monday to encourage teachers and administrators to develop the relationship with students that will help children be successful.
Gary mayor and superintendent of Gary schools discuss education reform with U.S. Secretary of Education
GARY | Recently, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Gary Schools Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Pruitt joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, other mayors and school superintendents in Washington, DC, to discuss partnership opportunities between cities and the U.S. Department of Education to…
One year ago, when I became superintendent of Gary Community School Corp., I pledged to be open and accountable to every individual in the public school community.
Gary has more closed school buildings than any city in Indiana. Gary's 12 vacant buildings are four times the number in Indianapolis and Richmond.
GARY | Gary Community School Corp. will begin the 2012-13 school year with 12 closed buildings.
A national study finds improvement in the overall performance of charter schools, driven in part by the presence of more high-performing charters and the closure of under-performing schools.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. will receive nearly $1.4 million after agreeing Monday to settle a lawsuit with the state.
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.
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