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The Project School Looking For Community Support

Bloomington and Indianapolis educators are looking for support for sister charter schools in both locations that will give all students a level playing field.

Bloomington and Indianapolis educators are looking to the community for ideas for sister charter schools in the two areas. Daniel Baron is a National School Reform Faculty Senior Fellow and the proposed principal-teacher at The Project School, or TPS, in Bloomington. Baron says the idea behind TPS is to give all students a level playing field, no matter their background. He says minority and low-income students are still falling behind their peers in more affluent areas, but he says TPS could help.

TPS would be open for kindergarten through fifth grade, with the long-term plan to open one additional grade per year. The school would be funded as a public charter school through the Indiana Department of Education. The team organizing the school will host a community forum at 7 p.m. Monday, November 5, at the Monroe County Public Library. TPS will submit a proposal to Ball State University with plans to open a Bloomington school in 2009. The Project School in Indianapolis, if it passes the next hurdle, could open for the 2008 school year.

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