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East Chicago School Board

E.C. board appoints new superintendent

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board has appointed a new superintendent.

June 20, 2014 10:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: East Chicago School Board making progress, not there yet

GUEST COMMENTARY: East Chicago School Board making progress, not there yet

Literally thousands signed petitions supporting an elected school board because of the downward trend in the delivery of education for the young people of East Chicago. Voters were disappointed, and they wanted control of the system.

January 21, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Be thorough in search for superintendent

The East Chicago and Valparaiso school boards are looking for new school superintendents. The board members must do their homework well on this.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: East Chicago school system is changing

RICH JAMES: East Chicago school system is changing

When he was running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2007, U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh told me it was like building a sand castle one grain of sand at a time.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am

E.C. School Board names interim superintendent

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board named veteran school administrator William "Bill" Gall as the district's interim superintendent.

July 03, 2013 10:52 am

Speedway bailout crosses finish line

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.

May 10, 2013 7:15 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Field Elementary School should house young kids

GUEST COMMENTARY: Field Elementary School should house young kids

Last year, for the first time in decades, East Chicagoans were able to vote for their representatives on the School Board. In the November election, voters rejected two of the three members of that School Board -- members appointed by the current mayor.

April 11, 2013 12:00 am

E.C. School Board wants properties sold to the city back

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago wants to regain ownership of four properties previously sold to the city for $1 each.

April 01, 2013 8:30 pm

EDITORIAL: A new era begins in East Chicago

The School City of East Chicago's new elected board has been sworn in. This is a reform that is long overdue.

January 09, 2013 12:00 am

E.C. School Board transfers former Field Elementary to city for $1

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago School Board approved the transfer of school property for $1 each to the city of East Chicago.

December 11, 2012 9:30 pm

E.C. School Board member keeps post after court challenge

EAST CHICAGO | The sole appointed school trustee elected to serve a full term beginning next year has survived a court challenge to his position.

November 28, 2012 7:15 pm

Lake officials will tally final ballots

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board will meet this morning to decide whether to count more than 260 paper ballots cast during the Nov. 6 general election.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am

Almost all new faces on first elected East Chicago School Board

EAST CHICAGO | Voters may have chosen new faces for the city's first elected school board, but most have backgrounds in education and all have histories of service to the community.

November 06, 2012 10:12 pm

Correction: East Chicago School Board profile contained errors

A profile of the East Chicago School Board race which ran in some Sunday editions contained several errors.

October 30, 2012 12:45 pm

Students big winners in East Chicago School Board election

EAST CHICAGO | Few elections in many years have energized the community quite like this season's first popular vote for candidates to lead the city's expansive school system.

October 27, 2012 9:35 pm

Name of East Chicago School Board candidate incorrect

The name of Mariecruz Segura-Perez, an East Chicago School Board at-large candidate, was misspelled in some Friday editions.

September 27, 2012 12:00 am

East Chicago School Board candidates square off

EAST CHICAGO | Candidates for the city’s first elected School Board made their cases Thursday for why they're best qualified to lead the public schools into a new era of accountability.

September 20, 2012 11:00 pm

Parents, residents question E.C. School Board about graduation-related troubles

EAST CHICAGO | Several residents questioned the School City of East Chicago board at Tuesday's meeting about the number of students who were eligible for graduation at Central High School.

May 22, 2012 10:45 pm
School City of East Chicago

School City of East Chicago

School City of East Chicago board meeting March 27, 2012.

March 23, 2012 9:51 am
E.C. school treasurer federally charged with accepting bribe

E.C. school treasurer federally charged with accepting bribe

School City of East Chicago Treasurer Francisco "Frank" Ramirez speaks during a School Board meeting in 2011 at Lincoln Elementary in East Chicago. Ramirez resigned Thursday and turned himself in to federal authorities Friday following an indictment on bribery charges.

March 09, 2012 1:07 pm
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