INDIANAPOLIS | The state budget approved April 27 by the Indiana General Assembly contains, as expected, appropriations for every state agency to carry out its work over the next two years.
GARY | EdisonLearning has fired a female teacher at Roosevelt College and Career Academy following an investigation into misconduct.
Attendance has been a big problem for Roosevelt College and Career Academy during the school's first year under EdisonLearning's control, just as it was when the Gary school district was in charge.
GARY | One of the biggest challenges administrators at Roosevelt College and Career Academy face is attendance; too many students simply don't come to school.
GARY | A hearing in Marion County Superior Court over maintenance and repairs at Gary Roosevelt was postponed Friday after the sides reached agreement, just before going into court.
GARY | The principal of Roosevelt College and Career Academy has reportedly taken a job with the Gary Community School Corp.
GARY | While Roosevelt College and Career Academy is closed again today due to heating issues, some believe the junior academy is turning itself around.
GARY | Officials from a management company operating Gary Roosevelt do not believe a Marion County Superior Court ruling will affect them.
GARY | Roosevelt administrators believe if they "sweat the small stuff," they will have fewer major issues to deal with.
Students in many of our nation’s most challenged schools realizing that things have changed.
More than 700 students showed up for the first day of classes at Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary, under the operation of Tennessee-based EdisonLearning.
The state took a radical step when it decided to take over seven schools, including Gary's Roosevelt Technical and Career Academy, and turn them over to management companies to operate them as turnaround school operators.
It is an embarrassment that EdisonLearning has had to resort to legal action to force Gary school officials to do what they should have been doing all along — cooperate with the company at Roosevelt College and Career Academy for the sake of the children there.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge ordered the Gary Community School Corp. and EdisonLearning Inc. to work out their differences.
EdisonLearning has filed a lawsuit in Marion County Superior Court against the Gary Community School Corp. to force the school district to turn over student records.
GARY | New Gary schools Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt has set an ambitious plan for her first 90 days on the job.
GARY | This month, EdisonLearning officials officially began operating Gary Roosevelt High School, now known as Roosevelt College and Career Academy, but the contract is not yet finalized.
GARY | Indiana's top educator intends to collaborate with Gary's new mayor and school superintendent to make sure Gary students are ready to enter college and embark on careers.
GARY | The transfer of Gary Roosevelt keys to EdisonLearning by the Gary Community School Corp. went smoothly Monday morning, except that the elevator doesn't work, the building and classrooms are messy and there is standing water in the school swimming pool.
Indiana's takeover of the first batch of troubled schools is proving to be a learning experience. The key is to apply the newfound knowledge so the next time goes smoother.
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