For the past 5 years, Hoosier Virtual Academy has consistently received an “F” grade in the state’s A-F ranking.
The chain has been the subject of state and federal investigations focusing on its recruiting and accounting practices.
The school originally was slated to open in the month of August.
Chamber officials say education and workforce situations are "bleak."
State superintendent Glenda Ritz has come under fire for an education department contract that was awarded to AT&T.
The Indiana Department of Education wants schools to background check all staff, including volunteers and coaches.
ITT spokeswoman Nicole Elam said in an email the company has "voluntarily suspended new student enrollment as we assess our options."
It’s been five years since Indiana launched its school voucher program, which gives state money to qualified students to cover private education.
This week on Noon Edition we spoke to local experts and advocates about the funding and approval process for charter schools in Indiana.
The Latino Youth Summit summer camp helps Latino teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.