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School City Of East Chicago

RICH JAMES: Cities, schools need to stop fighting

RICH JAMES: Cities, schools need to stop fighting

Regionalism has been the buzzword in Northwest Indiana for a good while now.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
E.C. schools owe city nearly $1 million for bus parking

E.C. schools owe city nearly $1 million for bus parking

EAST CHICAGO | The city of East Chicago has sent a letter to the Board of Trustees for the School City of East Chicago canceling the school district's lease to use the city's bus barn.

June 23, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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E.C. board appoints new superintendent

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board has appointed a new superintendent.

June 20, 2014 10:30 pm

District to close Washington elementary, working on redistricting

EAST CHICAGO | Now that the East Chicago School Board voted to close Washington Elementary School, it is turning its attention to school boundary lines.

May 12, 2014 4:00 pm

Water main break sends some E.C. students home

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago school administrators had to dismiss classes early Friday at East Chicago Central High School following a water main break.

May 09, 2014 6:01 pm
E.C. group backs Ritz approach to improving schools

E.C. group backs Ritz approach to improving schools

EAST CHICAGO | Indiana education leader Glenda Ritz received plenty of support and enthusiasm Wednesday when she spent the day in the School City of East Chicago and spoke to the public that night. 

May 07, 2014 9:42 pm Photos

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E.C. school officials considering closing elementary school, administration building

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago School Board is reviewing a proposal that calls for closing Washington Elementary School, the administration building and placing sixth grade students in the middle school.

April 23, 2014 10:05 pm

3 local after-school programs earn grants

Three region after-school programs are among 53 in the state to win 21st Century Community Learning Center grants.

March 24, 2014 7:30 pm

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

Spend Tech Tuesdays at the library

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, in collaboration with the School City of East Chicago, is offering a series of free workshops covering computer and technology topics, open to all East Chicago residents.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Hold schools accountable, help students improve

Indiana's accountability grades for school districts are, not surprising, a mixed bag for Northwest Indiana.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: East Chicago School Board making progress, not there yet

GUEST COMMENTARY: East Chicago School Board making progress, not there yet

Literally thousands signed petitions supporting an elected school board because of the downward trend in the delivery of education for the young people of East Chicago. Voters were disappointed, and they wanted control of the system.

January 21, 2014 12:00 am

East Chicago hires university search team

EAST CHICAGO | A university search team including members from Purdue, Indiana, Indiana State and Ball State universities has been hired to look for a new East Chicago school superintendent.

January 01, 2014 7:30 pm

E.C. Superintendent Harding retires

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago School Superintendent Mike Harding retired effective Wednesday.

October 29, 2013 9:30 pm

E.C. school superintendent returns to work

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago school Superintendent Michael Harding returned to work Friday.

October 25, 2013 7:00 pm

E.C. board appoints another interim superintendent

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board has appointed a new interim superintendent to oversee the district through this month.

October 09, 2013 6:52 pm

East Chicago school district searches for assistant superintendent

EAST CHICAGO | Leaders of the East Chicago School Board say the district is searching for an assistant superintendent.

September 03, 2013 12:05 am

Calumet College wants to partner with E.C. schools to use athletic fields

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board is considering a partnership with Calumet College of St. Joseph that could allow Crimson Wave athletes to play and practice on East Chicago school soccer/track fields.

August 20, 2013 10:00 pm

E.C. School Board hires lawyer in Field School dispute

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago School Board has hired a law firm to explore the board's interest in reacquiring the former Eugene Field Elementary School, School Board President Jesse Gomez said.

June 08, 2013 9:00 pm

East Chicago school paraprofessionals join union, draft first contract

EAST CHICAGO | A party spirit filled Club Ki-Yowga on Friday as more than 100 East Chicago public school paraprofessionals and their well-wishers celebrated new union membership and the draft of their first contract.

May 24, 2013 8:30 pm
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