GARY POST-TRIBUNE: New Gary charter school construction begins
Once 21st Century Charter School officials received word in January that Ball State University had renewed its charter, they began finalizing plans to build a new middle and high school.
With bonding secured for the $6.5 million building, the school is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony at noon Wednesday at the downtown school site, 724 Washington St. It’s two blocks south of the original school at 556 Washington St.
The new school, expected to be ready in August, will house middle and high school students during the day and Gary Middle College students in the evening.
The current school will house elementary students. READ MORE