Roosevelt College And Career Academy
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.
The state is giving local school districts a variety of options for snow makeup days.
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.
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.
Merrillville and Hobart high schools are the latest schools to join the trend of school-based health clinics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Restoration and cleanup efforts continued Tuesday after a powerful storm took down tree limbs and power lines Monday as it moved through Northwest Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Community School Corp. will receive nearly $1.4 million after agreeing Monday to settle a lawsuit with the state.
GARY | EdisonLearning has fired a female teacher at Roosevelt College and Career Academy following an investigation into misconduct.
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.
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.
GARY | A new principal has been named to lead Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy.
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.
GARY | Parents of students at Roosevelt College and Career Academy say it's still cold inside the building following a previous school shutdown because of a broken heating system.
GARY | School leaders plan to reopen Roosevelt College and Career Academy on Tuesday after the school has been closed four consecutive days due to heating problems, burst pipes and flooding.
GARY | It's been two months since school started and an outside management company began operating Gary Roosevelt, facing several challenges including student behavior, special education, and teaching and learning.
More than 700 students showed up for the first day of classes at Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary, under the operation of Tennessee-based EdisonLearning.
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