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Turnaround Schools Will Continue To Compete With IPS For Students, Funds

Manual High School in Indianapolis

The relationship between Indianapolis Public Schools and the turnaround operator tasked with fixing three failing schools is improving, says Jon Hage, CEO of Charter Schools USA. “It’s no longer about what or if but now how we continue to work together because the reality is for the next four years, at least with the current [...]

'Eugene White Doesn't Want To Be Kicked Around'

If Indianapolis Public Schools superintendent Eugene White is leaving, it won’t be for Greenville, S.C. Greenville’s school board decided to pass on White and appoint an in-house candidate as their next superintendent last night. White interviewed Tuesday for the top job in Mobile, Ala., where he’s a finalist. Why make for the exit now? For one [...]

The Track Records Of The Companies Tapped For Indiana Interventions

A nationwide report released Friday shows the number of companies founded to run schools on a for-profit basis has nearly doubled in the past decade, and the number of students enrolled in the schools these companies run has almost tripled. But the report — from the National Education Policy Center — also offers insights on [...]

The Details Parents At Indianapolis Takeover Schools Have Been Waiting For

Indianapolis parents say they’re finally hearing some of the answers they’ve been seeking about what activities the charter school company taking over Emmerich Manual High School next year will offer. Manual will have a football program again next year, Jon Hage, president and CEO of takeover company Charter Schools USA, told about two dozen people at a [...]

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