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Onward!

When I read what my friend Purdue President Mitch Daniels is doing at the high ed level, I get fired up to do similar things at the K12 level. For years, we (the country) have been complacent and willing to

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21C Closes Achievement Gap

Friends, Which school has the best College and Career Readiness rating in Gary, Indiana? Yep. GEO’s 21C! Check these stats (the higher the number, the better). 21C—80.5 Roosevelt—65.2 Thea Bowman—57 Gary Westside—39.5 Steel City—31.7 Gary Lighthouse—29.5 Wow! And just to

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GEO Students Are Inspiring!

Dear Friends: As we take a moment to pause for Thanksgiving, I thought I would share a few inspiring reflections from the past few months at GEO Academy schools. The ladies above are high school cheerleaders at 21st Century Charter

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Sister 2 Sister – 2018 National Conference

On Friday, October 19th, 2018, seven members of the Gary Middle College East/West chapter of Sister 2 Sister traveled to Indianapolis for the annual Student African American Sisterhood (SAAS)/ Sister 2 Sister (S2S) National Conference. The conference was held at

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Triumph and Tragedy in Gary in One Week

Dear Friends: Last week, I was able to visit our schools in Gary, Indiana. While there, our high school cheerleaders were practicing and the coach called me over to meet some of the young ladies. The coach wanted to inform

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