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January 23, 2015

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Will More Charter School Funding Prevent Failures?

Some are questioning the academic progress of charter schools after Ball State University said it would close two Indianapolis charters.

January 12, 2015

 

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Pence’s Proposed Budget Boosts K-12 Funding By $200 Million

$40 million of the education increase Pence is asking for would go to charter schools. The increase would amount to about $1,500 per charter school pupil.

December 5, 2014

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Pence Pushes To Expand Charter Schools, Voucher Programs

Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.

April 10, 2014

 

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Charter School Board Considering Dugger Schools’ Application

Residents of Dugger, Ind., are trying to keep the schools in their tiny town open.

January 24, 2014

 

Indianapolis Public Schools is supporting a legislative plan that could increase cooperation with charter schools located in the district.

Plan For IPS, Charter Collaboration Draws Union Backlash

IPS is supporting a plan that could bring some charters under the district's umbrella. But the ISTA says it's too similar to the state's takeover plan.

November 27, 2013

 

Supporters of keeping Union Junior-Senior High School and Dugger Elementary open listen during a Northeast School Corporation Board of Trustees meeting.

Why Some Small, Rural Schools Have Reopened As Charters

Rural charters are still exceedingly rare. But reopening old buildings as charters has helped keep schools in some Indiana communities.

October 28, 2013

 

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United Way of Central Indiana Expands Education Services

The United Way of Central Indiana is now giving away grants to childcare centers and charter schools.

August 2, 2013

 

Christel House Founder Didn’t Request Grade Change

Christel DeHaan says she supports a review of the A-F grading system.

June 26, 2013

 

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Report: Minority Students Perform Better In Charter Schools

Students in subgroups of the population such as minorities or those in poverty outperform their public school counterparts, a study shows.

May 16, 2013

 

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Ball State Ending Charter School Contracts With Five Schools

Ball State officials say the schools did not meet the standards set out in their own charters.

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