GARY | The 21st Century Charter School laid off eight people Friday including an administrator, two teachers and five teachers' aides, apparently due to budget cuts, less than two months after the fall semester began.
GARY | An Ivy Tech Community College Northwest administrator is leaving the college to become a charter school principal.
GARY | The 21st Century Charter School in Gary has made a variety of changes as a result of an Indiana Department of Education investigation into its special education department and to meet the school's needs.
GARY | Ball State University has placed 21st Century Charter School on probation because of violations uncovered by the Indiana Department of Education.
GARY | The 21st Century Charter School's preschool program is one of more than 40 in Lake County that have been approved to be an On My Way Pre-K provider. It is the only charter school in Lake County to have its preschool program chosen, according to the school.
GARY | An Indiana Department of Education investigator, along with other officials, visited 21st Century Charter School in Gary on Thursday to review special education at the facility.
Hundreds of students across Northwest Indiana are benefiting from the dual credit program, which allows students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously.
While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.
GARY | The former principal of Gary Middle College filed a discrimination complaint against GEO Foundation claiming his firing in January was based on his race and gender.
Many local educators and politicians are calling outrageous a recent law forgiving $91.2 million in loans to charter schools, in light of tight finances faced by public schools across the region and districts that have had to raise taxes to maintain programs and quality teachers. Moreover, t…
GARY | The president of the Indianapolis-based GEO Foundation fired the principal of Gary Middle College on Monday.
An audit of the 21st Century Charter School of Gary turned up no major problems.
The Indiana State Board of Accounts has released reports on three local charter schools, citing examples of poor record-keeping and money management.
Even as the Indiana Senate looks at legislation to expand the number of charter schools across Indiana, there still is considerable debate about their effectiveness.
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