Ivy Tech Community College Northwest honored seven local high school seniors with a dinner Wednesday at Avalon Manor in celebration of the associate degrees and technical certificates they will be awarded Saturday. Ivy Tech has an agreement with several regional high schools, offering courses to students to enable them to earn college credits toward an […]
Category: GEO in the News
May 06, 2014
Give your favorite third grader a hug today. Third graders in 13 of the Pikes Peak region’s 17 public school districts scored above the state average in reading on the final standardized test known as the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program, or TCAP. The Colorado Department of Education released unofficial and preliminary results at noon Tuesday. […]
In partnership with the office of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the city of Gary, volunteers joined together Saturday for the Second Annual Cougar’s Street Sweep at Gary’s 21st Century Elementary Charter School with the goal of beautifying the city and keeping the block clean on Washington Street near 8th Avenue.
21st Century Charter School at Gary mentioned in Center for Education Reform Newswire for its 100% Graduation Rate!
Apr 22, 2014
21st Century Charter School in Gary, IN, is one of six schools in the entire state to have 100 percent of students graduate. (In fact, out of those six schools, two are charter schools!) This is no doubt a major accomplishment and a relief, as it has given another welcomed association with Gary, IN, other […]
Fred Green contends he understands the “school-to-prison pipeline” firsthand. Green, a student at Gary Middle College, was one of half a dozen panelists who participated in a public forum at Indiana University Northwest focusing on the school-to-prison pipeline and its effect on black youths in Northwest Indiana. Green told the audience he is black and […]
Guard play proved the difference on Wednesday as Eugene German and Jacob Bekelya each scored exactly 30 points in wins for 21st Century and Kouts, respectively, on the second night of the Morgan Township Class A sectional. Led by German’s 30 points, 21st Century rolled to an 80-51 blowout of host Morgan Township. Dantrell Hurt added […]
Pikes Peak Prep, a Colorado Charter School Institute-sponsored K-12 school, has adopted the nationally respected and proven TAP model to guide improvement in its academic performance. TAP (The System for Teacher and Student Advancement) is sponsored by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching and is widely credited for improving student performance across the country. […]
Pikes Peak Prep, a Colorado Charter School Institute-sponsored K-12 school, is the only charter school in Colorado Springs to adopt the TAP model to improve academic performance. TAP, The System for Teacher and Student Advancement, is sponsored by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching and is credited for improving student achievement across the nation. To […]
Jan 08, 2014
School districts in Northwest Indiana and across the state that closed school Monday and Tuesday because of the deep freeze won’t have to make up those days. Most schools expected to open for class Thursday. The School City of East Chicago, Gary Community School Corp., Tri-Creek School Corp. and Tri-Township Consolidated School Corp. announced a […]
Gary ranked No. 5 in the country with 35 percent of its students enrolled in public charter schools last year, according to a report released Tuesday by the not-for-profit National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Indianapolis was eighth in the nation with 28 percent enrolled in charters. In Gary, the Thea Bowman Leadership Academy led […]