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Project Rebuild celebrated third graduation

Project Rebuild celebrated third graduation

GARY | A Gary Roosevelt junior who was referred to Project Rebuild following issues with truancy thanked the program's sponsors for helping him turn his life around.

June 11, 2014 4:30 pm Photos


Gary judge, police focusing on truancy

Gary judge, police focusing on truancy

GARY | Gary City Court Pro Tem Judge Inga Lewis-Shannon sees hundreds of high school dropouts, charged with everything from smoking weed to selling drugs.

December 26, 2013 6:30 pm Photos


City gives update on truancy program

City gives update on truancy program

GARY │ Gary parents will be held more accountable for their children’s attendance in school — or face the possibility of jail.

October 22, 2013 7:56 pm Photos


Gary officials to explain project to reduce truancy

GARY | Law enforcement, education and municipal leaders plan to explain updates and guidelines for Project Rebuild at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Gary Public Safety Facility community room, 555 Polk St.

October 20, 2013 8:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Focus on school attendance policy

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.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am

Porter Co. schools chip in to save truancy diversion program

VALPARAISO | School districts across Porter County have pitched in to keep a 10-year-old truancy diversion program alive.

May 28, 2012 8:00 pm

Misspelled 'truent' sends strong message about education

I'd like to comment on Melanie's Csepiga's May 2 article, "Aiming for the Sky." Lowell students are having a poster contest to bring parent awareness to lower school truancy.

May 09, 2012 12:00 am
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