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Can Charter Schools Boost Test Scores For Low-Income Kids?

Indiana lawmakers who supported last session’s education overhaul have billed charter schools as a better alternative than the state’s public schools for teaching low-income students. But state test scores from spring 2011, used as a measure of student performance, show the opposite: Public school students have outperformed their charter school counterparts. Charter schools tend to […]

Indy Charter (Which We So Happen To Be Profiling) Wins $30,000 Grant

Did you catch this blurb in the Indianapolis Star this morning about charter school Christel House Academy? A $30,000 grant will help Christel House Academy teachers turn students into better writers. The three-year grant from the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation will help the academy’s teachers become writing mentors to students. Coincidentally, StateImpact Indiana visited the school last Friday to […]

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