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Charter school lays off teachers, aides

Charter school lays off teachers, aides

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.

October 12, 2015 6:00 pm Related
Ball State places 21st Century Charter School on probation

Ball State places 21st Century Charter School on probation

GARY | Ball State University has placed 21st Century Charter School on probation because of violations uncovered by the Indiana Department of Education.

June 13, 2015 9:00 pm Related

Charter preschool becomes On My Way Pre-K provider

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.

June 05, 2015 6:30 pm Related
IDOE investigates 21st Century Charter School

IDOE investigates 21st Century Charter 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.

April 02, 2015 7:00 pm
Head Start: Dual credits give high school students a jump start on college

Head Start: Dual credits give high school students a jump start on college

Hundreds of students across Northwest Indiana are benefiting from the dual credit program, which allows students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously.

March 19, 2015 10:13 am Photos

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Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

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.

August 10, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Fired Gary Middle College principal files discrimination complaint

Fired Gary Middle College principal files discrimination complaint

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.

September 23, 2013 11:30 pm

Indiana forgives charter school loans

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…

August 31, 2013 7:58 pm
Gary Middle College principal fired

Gary Middle College principal fired

GARY | The president of the Indianapolis-based GEO Foundation fired the principal of Gary Middle College on Monday.

January 28, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Gary charter school to return unspent grant money

An audit of the 21st Century Charter School of Gary turned up no major problems.

December 11, 2012 9:30 pm

Local charter schools cited by Indiana State Board of Accounts

The Indiana State Board of Accounts has released reports on three local charter schools, citing examples of poor record-keeping and money management.

March 31, 2011 12:00 am

Charting a better coursel? A look at charter vs. public school ISTEP scores

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.

March 21, 2011 9:45 pm
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