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Paradigm shift needed in school takeovers, educators say

Paradigm shift needed in school takeovers, educators say

State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, standing left, and Gary Schools Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt observe a freshman biology class Friday while students Ugeneka Findley, front left, and Jara Allen work on laptops. Members of the Committee on School Turnarounds toured Theodore Roosevelt College…

September 19, 2014 2:59 pm
Paradigm shift needed in school takeovers, educators say

Paradigm shift needed in school takeovers, educators say

Daniel Bundridge, director of district improvement for the Department of Education, talks with student Stephanie Elmore, a freshman, in her biology class Friday as members of the Committee on School Turnarounds tour Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary.

September 19, 2014 2:59 pm
IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

Karen Post, The Branding Diva, speaks during IUN's Business Speakers Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. Part of Karen's "brand" is her red cowgirl boots.

April 24, 2014 2:56 pm
IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

Karen Post, "The Branding Diva," speaks during IUN's Business Speakers Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.

April 24, 2014 2:56 pm
The once-proud athletics in Gary in severe trouble these days

The once-proud athletics in Gary in severe trouble these days

Former Gary Roosevelt High School coaches Ron Heflin, left, and Benny Dorsey stand at the school where they used to coach and win state championships. Both are very concerned with the state of athletics and education in their hometown.

April 23, 2014 9:59 pm
Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt eighth-graders wait in line for lunch at the school. EdisonLearning officials bought at least 1,000 clear backpacks and provided them to students. The clear bags allow security to review what is in the bags as students enter the building as a safety precaution.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am
Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt eighth-graders eat lunch at the school.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am
Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt turning around?

Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy eighth-graders, from left, Deiz Allison, Keywon Jackson, and Deanta Taylor, listen during science class at the school.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am
Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt turning around?

Roosevelt eighth-graders Rae-Len Sheppard, left, and Dejah Pittman, right, talk with Principal Terrance Little during lunch at the school.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Turning around Roosevelt will take time, effort

GUEST COMMENTARY: Turning around Roosevelt will take time, effort

Students in many of our nation’s most challenged schools realizing that things have changed.

September 24, 2012 12:00 am

AL HAMNIK: Roosevelt's current cleanup needed and long overdue

GARY | The first thing you notice pulling into the parking lot are weeds taller than a toddler growing up everywhere through the cracks.

July 23, 2012 8:00 pm
Indiana Department of Education letter to Gary school superintendent

Indiana Department of Education letter to Gary school superintendent

This letter warns interim Gary school Superintendent Edwyna Hord to tell students in the Roosevelt school area that they will not be involuntarily assigned to another school.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Rein in opposition to school turnaround efforts

EDITORIAL: Rein in opposition to school turnaround efforts

Indiana's takeover of the first batch of troubled schools is proving to be a learning experience. The key is to apply the newfound knowledge so the next time goes smoother.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Related
Gary schools, EdisonLearning compete for students

Gary schools, EdisonLearning compete for students

GARY | A block party on Saturday was the latest effort by EdisonLearning to spread the word about and attract students to Gary's Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy.

June 02, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Terrance Little named new Gary Roosevelt principal

Terrance Little named new Gary Roosevelt principal

GARY | A Chicago educator has been named principal at Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy.

May 29, 2012 8:00 pm
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