GEO High School Students Not Letting Covid Drag Them Down

As the country continues to confront learning loss caused by Covid, I’m proud to report all GEO schools are open and in-person teaching. Our schools are the safest place for our students and staff. We’ve installed new filtration systems, new virus-killing lighting, increased cleaning, and we observe social distancing, etc. I’m extremely proud to share […]

GEO’S Model Taking Root

Three years ago, I posted on Facebook the bottom center picture showing several banners posted in our Haskins and Williams Athletic Center listing the names of students from our Gary school who earned college degrees while in our high school. We are very proud of the accomplishments of our students and we show our appreciation […]

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 […]

GEO Is Changing the Education Landscape…Literally!

Every once in a while, it’s worth sitting back and taking a look at what’s going on around you. Seems like some times we move so fast that we lose track of the progress we are making and we don’t consider the immenseness (is that a word?) of what we are doing. I got into […]

GEO’s Indiana Students Shine at Statehouse

Yesterday was a great day in Indianapolis! Six students from GEO’s 21st Century Charter School in Gary, Indiana and three students from GEO Next Generation High School Indianapolis, met with the state’s top education leaders including Secretary of Education Katie Jenner and Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers. Our students gathered to share their achievements […]

GEO Students Outgrew Counterparts Across the Country During the Pandemic

      .    When you commission a study on your academic performance, you really don’t know what results you are going to get. So, it’s a bit of a gamble. You think you know things are going good, but you really don’t know until you see the data. So, today was a BIG day […]

MLK Entered College at 15, Finished by 19

As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today for all the great things he did and stood for while on this earth, let us not forget that in 1944, at age 15 and as a junior in high school, he passed the entrance test and enrolled in Morehouse College. He earned a full bachelor’s […]