It’s Thursday, and normally Lisette Guillen-Gardner would be getting ready to host “Que Pasa!”, an English-Spanish radio program on 88.7 FM WGVE, a public radio station owned and operated by the Gary, Indiana Community School Corporation.The show broadcasts from the Gary Area Career Center in Gary.T
Indiana’s schools Superintendent Tony Bennett has been getting a lot of heat for his state’s aggressive move to take over five poor-performing schools in recent weeks.Even as recently as Thursday afternoon, Bennett was in Gary to once again defend the state’s decision to replace management of Roosev
The Indiana State Board of Education approved allowing private firms to take over five failing schools; four in Indianapolis and one in Gary. The board’s move came as a result of recommendations set forth by the state’s schools Superintendent Tony Bennett.
Indiana's top education official proposed Thursday that the state assume control of four troubled high schools and a middle school in what would be the state's first takeover of underperforming public schools under a 1999 law.Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett said he had mixed emotio