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Gary School Board votes to keep Dunbar-Pulaski open

GARY | The Gary School Board voted to keep Dunbar-Pulaski open as a citywide middle school housing seventh- and eighth-graders.

June 26, 2014 6:01 pm
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

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
IDOE to partner with Gary schools

IDOE to partner with Gary schools

GARY | The Indiana Department of Education has labeled the Gary Community School Corp. a high risk district, paving the way to take over its federal funds and determine how they are spent.

March 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Airport board must be well-grounded

Gary/Chicago International Airport's new board of directors will have a big mess to clean up, and not just the contaminated soil at the airport.

July 07, 2013 1:01 pm

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

Gary School Board will get new members

GARY | New members have won seats on the Gary Community School Corp. board.

November 06, 2012 10:30 pm

Gary School Board to talk finances

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. is going to host a special meeting Wednesday to talk about district finances.

October 15, 2012 8:00 pm

Activist's plan to challenge candidate in Gary hits snag

GARY | A Gary community activist said Monday he will attempt to challenge a School Board candidate even though he is now being told he has missed the deadline.

September 10, 2012 8:00 pm

Gary School Board president not seeking re-election

GARY | Gary School Board President Darren Washington did not file for a third term.

September 04, 2012 5:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Cutting brass polishes Gary schools' reputation

In a bid to save $2 million, Gary Community School Corp. is cutting 25 administrative positions.

July 11, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Gary school officials got to get their act together

MARK KIESLING: Gary school officials got to get their act together

Gary Community School Corp. officials need a little schooling themselves.

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
Letter to Gary School Board

Letter to Gary School Board

This April 10, 2012, from Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett is addressed to the Gary School Board.

April 12, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Gary schools need to work well with others

EDITORIAL: Gary schools need to work well with others

It's a new day in Gary, and that includes the school district as well as the civil city. It's high time the Gary School Board and administration begin learning to adapt to the new era they are in.

April 12, 2012 12:00 am Related

Lake County voters have plenty on their primary plate

CROWN POINT | Lake County's spring primary offers voters a buffet of races among veteran officials, perennial candidates and bright-eyed newcomers.

February 11, 2012 8:15 pm

Athletics will continue at Roosevelt

The storied athletic program at Gary's Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy will continue no matter who operates the school in the future.

January 31, 2012 12:00 am

Bill would put school chief contracts through public hearing

As several local districts search for new leaders, state lawmakers are debating a plan intended to improve transparency in superintendent contracts.

January 28, 2012 11:45 pm
BILL MASTERSON JR.: It takes a village in Gary

BILL MASTERSON JR.: It takes a village in Gary

"It takes a village." That is how Lisa Daugherty, advertising director and Crown Point general manager for The Times, discussed the popularity of our mostly unknown yet extremely popular community websites we are developing on nwi.com. Her point is we have so many cool things that not only t…

December 18, 2011 12:00 am
Gary School Board fires attorney Hatcher

Gary School Board fires attorney Hatcher

GARY | The Gary School Board voted 4-3 to dump its attorney effective Oct. 1.

August 24, 2011 7:15 pm Photos

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Lake County recorder says new deputy isn't in any double trouble

CROWN POINT | The Lake County recorder said Wednesday state laws banning dual officeholders isn't a problem for her newest chief deputy.

July 06, 2011 5:00 pm
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