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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