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Why Indiana May Need To Tighten Rules That Govern Online Schools

Students at Indiana’s online schools did not fare as well as their peers on a statewide standardized test, writes Kate Jacobson of the Indianapolis Star: This past week, the state released scores on its ISTEP standardized test given to all students in Grades 3-8. All three Hoosier Academies schools had pass rates lower than the […]

Are Online Charter Companies Profiting From Underperforming Indiana Schools?

Stock in a corporation behind three Indiana charter schools sunk by 20 percent after a front page story in Tuesday’s New York Times raised a tough question: Are K12 Inc. and other online charter school companies like it making hundreds of millions in revenues while offering sub-par education to students? K12 runs a Ball State-authorized online charter school, two more hybrid […]

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