A proposal to ensure transition of three schools under state control back to Indianapolis Public Schools was not approved by the state education board Aug. 2.
Charter Schools USA, could relinquish control of three Indianapolis schools in 2020 if the State Board of Education approves a proposal at an Aug. 2 meeting.
Charter Schools USA is considering a plan to make Howe High School into K-12 building.
Three schools the state took over in 2012 because of failing grades are run by Florida-based Charter Schools USA.
A judge this week decided the state should have looked at this year’s enrollment, rather than last's, when distributing funding to the schools
Some schools have seen their enrollment cut nearly in half.
The Board of Education says adding fourth-through-sixth graders would in essence extend the state takeover to schools which haven‘t been classified as failing.