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Schools On Probation

IDOE, EdisonLearning sign contract for Roosevelt transition

The Indiana Department of Education has signed a contract with a New York-based company allowing it to begin work at the Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy.

October 21, 2011 4:00 pm

Region schools are off probation, still working hard

A longer school day for students, intense training for teachers and data-driven instruction are the cornerstones of what four local high schools have put into place this school year to continue improving their test scores and graduation rates.

October 17, 2011 12:00 am

Manager pact stalls Roosevelt turnaround

GARY | It has been almost two months since the Indiana Department of Education announced that a Turnaround School Operator would take over Gary Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy.

October 16, 2011 7:40 pm

State approves taking over Roosevelt, other schools

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana State Board of Education officially approved the takeover of five of seven schools, including Gary Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy. Two schools were assigned lead partners to assist them.

August 29, 2011 6:30 pm
State to take over Gary's troubled Roosevelt

State to take over Gary's troubled Roosevelt

GARY | Before several city residents and educators, Indiana's top education leader announced the state would take over failing Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy.

August 25, 2011 4:30 pm Photos

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Bennett to disclose Roosevelt's fate

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett will come to Gary Thursday to announce his recommendation for state intervention for Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy.

August 24, 2011 8:15 pm
Gary School Board fires attorney Hatcher

Gary School Board fires attorney Hatcher

GARY | The Gary School Board voted 4-3 to dump its attorney effective Oct. 1.

August 24, 2011 7:15 pm Photos

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Roosevelt poised to try New Tech

Roosevelt poised to try New Tech

As Calumet High School becomes a total New Tech building this fall, it has received accolades from the state superintendent of public instruction and fellow educators on Facebook.

August 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Roosevelt denied state schools grant

GARY | Although Gary's Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy did not win a School Improvement Grant from the state, administrators said it still will move forward with the turnaround plan of school improvement requiring at least 50 percent of the staff be reassigned.

August 03, 2011 5:51 pm
Calumet to become a New Tech demonstration site

Calumet to become a New Tech demonstration site

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Hundreds of people from across the country could be visiting Northwest Indiana as Calumet High School is set to become a demonstration site for the New Tech Network.

July 29, 2011 9:45 am
School leaders hope grant money will help turn around Roosevelt

School leaders hope grant money will help turn around Roosevelt

GARY | Gary school leaders hope to hear by the end of this week whether they will win millions in grant money to turn around the failing Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy.

July 26, 2011 8:36 pm

Lake Ridge leader's contract extended

CALUMET TWP. | Commending the superintendent for a job well done, the Lake Ridge Schools board unanimously voted to extend her contract for a year.

July 26, 2011 11:00 am

Bennett: Accountability is key to success

Accountability works.

July 23, 2011 8:00 pm

A thumbnail look at Lake County schools on probation

Calumet High School

July 22, 2011 3:36 pm

Three firms compete to run troubled Indiana schools

The Indiana Department of Education on Friday named three finalists to compete to be Turnaround School Operators for seven troubled Indiana schools, including Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy in Gary. Two are for-profit companies and one is a nonprofit.

July 22, 2011 1:30 pm

State superintendent to announce school turnaround details Friday

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett on Friday morning is expected to announce which schools will face state intervention under Public Law 221, the state's school accountability law.

July 21, 2011 7:00 pm
Down to the wire for local schools on probation

Down to the wire for local schools on probation

It's down to the wire. There are just a few more weeks before Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett makes a recommendation to the Indiana State Board of Education regarding 18 schools across the state on probation.

July 18, 2011 11:30 am Photos

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Least intervention urged at E.C. Central

EAST CHICAGO | In the eight months that he's been mayor, Anthony Copeland said he's heard more complaints about the school system than he has about the city's $15 million deficit.

June 27, 2011 9:37 pm
Calumet High School's top five graduates look to future

Calumet High School's top five graduates look to future

Editor's note: This school year, The Times embarked on a project, the first of its kind in Northwest Indiana, to follow Calumet and Hammond high schools, which have been on academic probation. This is the final story in the series.

June 27, 2011 12:00 am
Hammond High top 5 boast big plans

Hammond High top 5 boast big plans

Editor's note: This school year, The Times embarks on a project, the first of its kind in Northwest Indiana, to follow Calumet and Hammond high schools, which are on academic probation.

June 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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