State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, standing left, and Gary Schools Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt observe a freshman biology class Friday while students Ugeneka Findley, front left, and Jara Allen work on laptops. Members of the Committee on School Turnarounds toured Theodore Roosevelt College…
Daniel Bundridge, director of district improvement for the Department of Education, talks with student Stephanie Elmore, a freshman, in her biology class Friday as members of the Committee on School Turnarounds tour Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary.
Gary Community School Corp. doesn't have a state-appointed babysitter, exactly, but it does have an Indiana Department of Education staffer, Daniel Bunderidge, on hand to offer more than a mere pat on the back. This arrangement will be worth watching.
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 water service has been restored to Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy a month after it was turned off for nonpayment of bills, school officials said Thursday.
GARY | The utility bills at Gary Roosevelt, where school has not been in session since late June, amount to about $1 million.
GARY | Today marks the deadline for Gary Community School Corp. to complete mold remediation and improve indoor air quality at Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy.
INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
Before additional failing schools are handed over to turnaround specialists, there needs to be an exit strategy for the end of the five-year contract to turn the schools around.
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.
The state is giving local school districts a variety of options for snow makeup days.
GARY | The Gary school district has offered its West Side high school building to temporarily house students of Roosevelt College and Career Academy, which has been closed for about the past 10 days due to maintenance problems.
The Indiana State Board of Education approved funding for Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy during its meeting Dec. 20.
Merrillville and Hobart high schools are the latest schools to join the trend of school-based health clinics.
GARY | EdisonLearning reported to the Indiana Department of Education it has made strides at Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy, though it conceded it still faces challenges.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. and EdisonLearning agreed to a tentative operating contract for Roosevelt College and Career Academy in the nick of time Wednesday to prevent the State Board of Education from dictating settlement terms.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is preparing to step in if Gary Community School Corp. and EdisonLearning, the turnaround operator for Roosevelt College and Career Academy, remain unable to agree on an operating contract.
GARY | A private management company will continue to operate Gary's Roosevelt College and Career Academy this fall, state officials said.
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.
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