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Roosevelt College And Career Academy

Roosevelt utility bills estimated at $1 million

GARY | The utility bills at Gary Roosevelt, where school has not been in session since late June, amount to about $1 million.

July 09, 2014 5:57 pm

Water at Gary Roosevelt turned off

GARY | The water has been turned off at Gary Roosevelt and students were sent home.

June 23, 2014 6:58 pm
Gary Roosevelt students graduate

Gary Roosevelt students graduate

GARY | It's been a rocky year for students at the Roosevelt College and Career Academy -- missing school due to snow and lack of heat, then dealing with the state finding mold and violations of air quality in the school.

May 30, 2014 9:30 pm

State: 60 days is up for Roosevelt fixes

GARY | Today marks the deadline for Gary Community School Corp. to complete mold remediation and improve indoor air quality at Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy.

April 14, 2014 9:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Let state board decide Roosevelt's fate

Before additional failing schools are handed over to turnaround specialists, there needs to be an exit strategy for the end of the five-year contract to turn the schools around.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

IDOE offers options to make up snow days

The state is giving local school districts a variety of options for snow makeup days.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

EdisonLearning mulling Gary offer of West Side building

GARY | The Gary school district has offered its West Side high school building to temporarily house students of Roosevelt College and Career Academy, which has been closed for about the past 10 days due to maintenance problems.

January 30, 2014 8:00 pm

EdisonLearning official takes new job

An executive with the private management company that operates Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary has taken a new position, and a New Jersey company has bought a portion of the management company.

December 31, 2013 7:00 pm
More local schools open school-based health centers

More local schools open school-based health centers

Merrillville and Hobart high schools are the latest schools to join the trend of school-based health clinics.

December 15, 2013 11:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Keep school reform's focus on kids, not faculty

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz has hired outreach coordinators to help struggling school districts instead of taking over failing schools. That outreach must be forceful, however, to make sure improvements do happen.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Gary, EdisonLearning reach tentative Roosevelt operating agreement

INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. and EdisonLearning agreed to a tentative operating contract for Roosevelt College and Career Academy in the nick of time Wednesday to prevent the State Board of Education from dictating settlement terms.

October 02, 2013 7:15 pm

Five juveniles arrested after fight at Roosevelt Academy

GARY | Police said five juveniles ranging in age from 13 to 16 were arrested Monday morning for allegedly fighting on school grounds at Roosevelt College and Career Academy and subsequently pushing a school official.

September 11, 2013 12:05 am

State demands prompt settlement of Roosevelt disputes

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is preparing to step in if Gary Community School Corp. and EdisonLearning, the turnaround operator for Roosevelt College and Career Academy, remain unable to agree on an operating contract.

July 19, 2013 2:30 pm
Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Restoration and cleanup efforts continued Tuesday after a powerful storm took down tree limbs and power lines Monday as it moved through Northwest Indiana.

June 25, 2013 6:48 pm Photos

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Gary schools getting $1.4M in legal settlement

INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. will receive nearly $1.4 million after agreeing Monday to settle a lawsuit with the state.

June 24, 2013 6:55 pm

EdisonLearning fires Roosevelt teacher

GARY | EdisonLearning has fired a female teacher at Roosevelt College and Career Academy following an investigation into misconduct.

March 26, 2013 7:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Focus on school attendance policy

Attendance has been a big problem for Roosevelt College and Career Academy during the school's first year under EdisonLearning's control, just as it was when the Gary school district was in charge.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am
EdisonLearning officials: Attendance remains a challenge

EdisonLearning officials: Attendance remains a challenge

GARY | One of the biggest challenges administrators at Roosevelt College and Career Academy face is attendance; too many students simply don't come to school.

March 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New principal named at Roosevelt

GARY | A new principal has been named to lead Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy.

February 19, 2013 5:15 pm

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
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