New Beginnings, Unexpected Endings

September has been quite a month. We’ve experienced huge swings in emotions, from elation to great sadness. Earlier this year, we concluded a national search for a great principal for our newest school in Indianapolis–GEO Next Generation High School. Jeffrey Carter (upper right) was chosen and he moved to Indy from Dallas to take the […]

Hard Work, Great Results Inspire A Nation

Those of us who have been fighting for school choice for more than 30 years know all too well the stories of families with children stuck in dead-end schools. Just yesterday, I saw a headline about a school district in California that is called a “pipeline to prison.” I’ve heard this so many times over […]

Gary Student’s Plea – About More Than a Slice of Pizza

October 26, 2020 Dear Friends: I woke up this morning and found this post from one of my students in Gary, Indiana on my Facebook feed. I love to see this type of initiative from our students. While Max is trying to raise funds for our athletics program, please read beyond that. The pain, the […]

Baton Rouge Mayor Welcomes GEO Next Gen High School

Dear Friends: Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome (above and below) joined the Board of Directors for GEO Academies earlier this week to cut the ribbon on our fourth campus opening in the past five years. This time, we cut the ribbon for GEO Next Generation High School of Baton Rouge. This is an $11 […]

October 6, 2020 Launches GEO Next Generation High School Baton Rouge

Please plan to join us on October 6 at 10 a.m. for our ribbon cutting ceremony to open Baton Rouge’s newest high school, GEO Next Generation High School of Baton Rouge. Mayor Sharon Weston Broome will be with us to cut the ribbon. GEO Next Generation High School is a very different high school in […]

2020 ICHE Equity Report Proof Positive 21st Century Charter School Model Works

The “2020 College Equity Report” released today by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education provides important data that when compared to data results at 21st Century Charter School in Gary, Indiana, support GEO’s college immersion model. The statewide annual report, which does not go into specific school data reports, shows only 38% of low-income high school […]

Fox 59 – New high school opens in Indy’s east side

Posted: Aug 6, 2020 / 06:23 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 6, 2020 / 06:23 PM EDT INDIANAPOLIS — A new school on Indy’s east side is helping area high school students earn a high school diploma while earning college credits. GEO Next Generation High School is a public charter school that is working to […]