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 […]

High Flyers in Gary? Where Are They Now?

On December 30, 2018, the Chicago Tribune ran an article(click that link) titled, “High Flyers seek College Degrees While in High School.” The picture from the article is above and features Erin Lewis, Shania McDonald, Kyleah Martin, Lillian Santana and Abram Lewis. Well, where are they in terms of meeting their goal of earning college […]

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 […]

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 […]

Covid-19 is Not Stopping Our Students From Success

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 2021 BEFORE graduating from our high school. At least that is the plan. And that was before […]

GEO takes 21st Century Charter Graduates to the Drive-In for Graduation

Dear Friends: The Covid-19 virus has led many high schools across the country to delay or virtualize their graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 but at GEO, we took our graduation to the Drive In. Yes, the Drive In. What better way to celebrate a family event than in a family-friendly location and “social-distance” […]

Indiana State Board Reps Visit GEO’s 21st Century High School

October 2, 2019 Dear Friends: Yesterday was a fun day in Gary, Indiana as members of the Indiana Board of Education and the Governor’s office stopped by to visit with our students and to tour our new high school facility. Tony Walker, a state board member and representative of the Gary community, Katie Jenner, Governor […]

State Charter Board Approves New GEO School

Indiana Black Expo and Ivy Tech to Partner with GEO’s New School August 30, 2019 Dear Friends: Oh boy! Here we grow again! Today, the Indiana State Charter Board approved by a 6-2 vote our latest charter school application. This application is the result of an invitation from Indiana Black Expo and Ivy Tech Community […]

A Belly Laugh For You and Real Life Story… Enjoy

Just had to share this with you. I’m friends with Jeremiah Tate, a 2012 grad of ours. He posted this on Facebook yesterday with the picture above. “Going on four years at Intel and I still get mistaken as an intern: – “Are you the intern?” – “No buddy, I’m in charge of this project. […]