Groups hope that former state superintendent Tony Bennett's resignation from Florida's top education post, will serve as a catalyst for change.
While announcing his resignation Thursday, Tony Bennett said he did the best thing for Indiana and for Indiana children.
Students in subgroups of the population such as minorities or those in poverty outperform their public school counterparts, a study shows.
It is not clear the seven Ball State charters slated for closure are the best in their neighborhoods. But some parents say they had nowhere better to go.
The court request says Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard's office was required by law to offer time for a response from the school.
Only 19 of Indiana’s 92 counties have at least one charter school. In many in rural areas the nearest charter school could be 70-miles away.