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Gary Community School Corp

Gary library panel to fill seat; applications due Sept. 12

GARY | The Gary Public Library Board needs to fill one School Board appointee position.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: We're featuring back-to-school, more features

BOB HEISSE: We're featuring back-to-school, more features

What has happened to the summer? You know it’s winding down when students are heading back to school.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Technology giveaway computes for Gary students

Technology giveaway computes for Gary students

GARY | About 50 parents and children gathered Saturday morning in the vestibule at Glen Park Academy to pick up a free computer.

February 15, 2014 8:30 pm

Gary, EdisonLearning reach tentative Roosevelt operating agreement

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.

October 02, 2013 7:15 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Welcoming everyone to education table

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Welcoming everyone to education table

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.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am

State demands prompt settlement of Roosevelt disputes

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.

July 19, 2013 2:30 pm

Gary schools getting $1.4M in legal settlement

INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. will receive nearly $1.4 million after agreeing Monday to settle a lawsuit with the state.

June 24, 2013 6:55 pm

State budget contains offer to settle Gary schools lawsuit

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.

May 06, 2013 12:00 am

Gary School Corp. to borrow nearly $29M

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. will need to borrow $28,951,113 in tax anticipation warrants to keep schools afloat financially until property tax revenue is distributed in June and December.

April 19, 2013 8:07 pm

Ritz seeks more funds for remedial classes

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's schools leader asked the Indiana Senate's budget writers Thursday to provide more money for remedial instruction and reduce their focus on student testing.

March 21, 2013 7:00 pm

State attorney general to file appeal in school funding case

The Indiana attorney general's office filed a notice Jan. 4 with the Indiana Court of Appeals saying it plans to appeal a judgment against the Indiana Department of Education.

January 09, 2013 8:30 pm

IDOE intends to appeal ruling that could affect Gary schools

The Indiana Department of Education intends to appeal a recent Marion County court ruling that calls into question student counting procedures.

December 31, 2012 7:00 pm
Local districts review security measures

Local districts review security measures

School districts across Northwest Indiana are reassessing their security plans in the wake of the massacre of 26 children and adults Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

December 17, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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ISU Distinguished Alumni Award goes to Gary airman/educator

ISU Distinguished Alumni Award goes to Gary airman/educator

Indiana State University honored Quentin Smith, of Gary, with one of four Distinguished Alumni Awards presented during the university’s Homecoming celebration this month.

October 24, 2012 12:00 am

Tonight's Gary schools forum on bus concerns will take place

GARY | A public forum originally scheduled and then postponed for tonight for Gary Community School Corp. parents to meet with the superintendent over concerns about school buses has been reinstated.

September 19, 2012 6:00 pm

Tri-Creek educator takes job at helm of Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy

LOWELL | Former Lowell High School Principal Adrian Richie has resigned the special projects coordinator position created for him and accepted the principal post at Wirt-Emerson Performing Arts Academy in Gary.

August 03, 2012 9:15 pm

EdisonLearning sues Gary school district

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.

July 25, 2012 10:00 pm

Gary expands cooling center operations

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. is providing extra cooling centers to support Gary families who have been affected by power outages.

July 06, 2012 4:45 pm

Gary schools will save more than $2 million by cutting administrators

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. will save more than $2 million by eliminating 25 administrative positions.

July 04, 2012 7:16 pm
State DOE, EdisonLearning concerned by Gary district's robocalls to parents

State DOE, EdisonLearning concerned by Gary district's robocalls to parents

The Indiana Department of Education sent a letter to Gary Community School Corp.'s interim superintendent citing the district for violating the law and undermining the turnaround company trying to register students at Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy.

June 25, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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