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GEO Students Jump The Achievement Gap

Dear Friends, You are probably aware of the “achievement gap” most educators and policymakers discuss when addressing the challenges inner-city schools face. It is real. Many low-income and minority students arrive at schools 2-3 years below grade level and schools

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In Memory of Coach Ricky Haskins

Dear GEO Family, Dana and I woke up this morning to learn of the passing of a very, very good man, Mr. Ricky Haskins. He was our athletic director at 21C for years.  I believe he was one of our

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Covid-19 Will Not Stop Us

Dear Friends: Last December, I introduced you to Erin (above), a junior in our high school at the time who is also a junior at Purdue University NW. She is studying biotechnology and will earn a full bachelor’s degree in

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21st Century graduates take stage at drive-in

VALPARAISO — Who ever heard of a high school graduation ceremony at a drive-in? Then again, who ever heard of social distancing before March? In a season of many changes for graduates, 21st Century Charter School of Gary moved its

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