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Gary Community School Corporation

DOUG ROSS: A new lesson plan for Gary's schools

DOUG ROSS: A new lesson plan for Gary's schools

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.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Gary schools on way to reaching goals

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Gary schools on way to reaching goals

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.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: School Board member is tax scofflaw

EDITORIAL: School Board member is tax scofflaw

Lake County is right to take legal action against Gary School Board member Marion Williams, who owes more than $566,000 in back taxes and penalties.

June 20, 2014 12:00 am Video
RICH JAMES: Where was everyone while Gary schools declined?

RICH JAMES: Where was everyone while Gary schools declined?

What has happened to the Gary Community School Corp. borders on being criminal.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: State must turn around troubled schools

The Indiana Department of Education is stepping in at Gary Community School Corp., labeling it a high-risk district. That could allow the state to take control of the district's federal funds, including determining how they're spent.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana University Northwest to host career fair

GARY | Looking for work?

March 18, 2014 1:30 pm
Gary schools add credit recovery program

Gary schools add credit recovery program

Gary Community School Corp. is the latest district to implement an online credit recovery program to improve its graduation rate.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Protect local school autonomy for durable reform

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Protect local school autonomy for durable reform

We’re easily approaching some of the most exciting times in the history of public education.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Choose school wisely, hold schools accountable

Ambassador Christian Academy in Gary, which has 257 students using Choice Scholarship Program vouchers — the highest in the state — is an F school under Indiana's A-F grading system for school accountability.

February 05, 2014 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: Hold schools accountable, help students improve

Indiana's accountability grades for school districts are, not surprising, a mixed bag for Northwest Indiana.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Region pitches in for Gary children

The new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club at the former Tolleston Middle School is an example of what can happen when the region pulls together in support of a common goal.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 31, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 31, 2013

Acorn Theater in Three Oaks hosts a singer-songwriter contest tonight; Harbor Shores is building a $26 million luxury high-rise hotel to open in time for the Memorial Day PGA and Dawn of the Dunes Marathon in Miller on Sunday.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.

October 30, 2013 12:00 am
Chinese culture is music to Wirt students' ears

Chinese culture is music to Wirt students' ears

Wirt-Emerson orchestra instructor Rovelli Grib conducts the school orchestra as students play the popular Chinese tune "Jasmine Flower."

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 24, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 24, 2013

Acorn Theater in Three Oaks hosts a singer-songwriter contest tonight; Harbor Shores is building a $26 million luxury high-rise hotel to open in time for the Memorial Day PGA and Dawn of the Dunes Marathon in Miller on Sunday.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County school construction built on red ink

Lake County school construction built on red ink

CROWN POINT | Lake County's public school districts are carrying $1.8 billion in debt on their books.

April 20, 2013 11:30 pm Related
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: We're working to restore greatness to Gary's schools

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: We're working to restore greatness to Gary's schools

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.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Keep building, but attract a sponsor

The Charter School of the Dunes in Gary's Miller area is going forward with construction of its new building even though Ball State University decided to stop sponsoring the school. It's a gutsy move, but not the only one the school needs to make.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Progress on special ed in Gary schools

Gary Community School Corp.'s track record with special education has been abysmal, but there are signs of progress.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: It's a new day for Gary school system

New Gary school Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt is building partnerships with local universities and businesses. This can only benefit the district and its students.

December 17, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Government too slow to bank on donation

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.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am
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