Theodore Roosevelt College And Career Academy
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…
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.
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.
Karen Post, "The Branding Diva," speaks during IUN's Business Speakers Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
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.
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.
Roosevelt eighth-graders eat lunch at the school.
Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy eighth-graders, from left, Deiz Allison, Keywon Jackson, and Deanta Taylor, listen during science class at the school.
Roosevelt eighth-graders Rae-Len Sheppard, left, and Dejah Pittman, right, talk with Principal Terrance Little during lunch at the school.
Students in many of our nation’s most challenged schools realizing that things have changed.
GARY | The first thing you notice pulling into the parking lot are weeds taller than a toddler growing up everywhere through the cracks.
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.
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.
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.
GARY | A Chicago educator has been named principal at Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy.
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