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Board Denies Dugger’s Charter School Application

The Indiana Charter School Board has denied an application to open a new charter school in Dugger. Dugger Elementary and Union Junior/Senior High School are set to close at the end of this year because of budget constraints. As we’ve reported, About 300 students are currently attending the two schools in Dugger, and parents have previously […]

Bloomington Charter School Withdraws Its Application

A proposed charter school in Bloomington is withdrawing its application. The Green School’s founders had applied for a charter with the Indiana Charter School Board in hopes of starting a school in 2015. But the charter board told them there were too many issues that still needed to be resolved—their budget was too small for […]

Indiana Will Tap Into Existing Funds To Pay For Pre-K Pilot

Students work on art projects at Busy Bees Academy, a public preschool in Columbus.

The approved pre-K legislation uses existing Family and Social Services Administration money and private contributions to fund a pilot program in five counties that could place up to 4,500 low-income children into high quality preschools.

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