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Why You Might End Up With A Charter School In Your Neighborhood Whether You Want One Or Not

A new law passed by the Indiana State General Assembly last year allows charter school operators to pick up unused school property for $1 and charter schools operators have not been shy about hunting these schools down. Emily Pelino heads a number of KIPP charters in Indianapolis. She says her company is looking to update the schools current building arrangement.

Walton Family Donates $25.5M To Charter Network Behind Indianapolis School

The Walton Family Foundation has donated more than $25.5 million to the KIPP network of schools, which counts an Indianapolis middle school among more than 100 K-12 charters it operates nationwide. Ed Week blogs: The Bentonville, Arkansas-based foundation, created by Wal-Mart founders Sam and Helen Walton, has been a longtime supporter of KIPP schools. But […]

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