Amelia Pak-Harvey

Amelia Pak-Harvey

Reporter, Chalkbeat Indiana

Amelia Pak-Harvey is a Reporter for Chalkbeat Indiana. She previously worked as a city reporter for the Indianapolis Star, an education reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and an education reporter for the Lowell Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts. She graduated from Boston University and is originally from North Carolina.

Brian Metcalf is accused of fraudulently billing the charter network for goods and services with two other parties. The school intends to seek restitution.

The resolution reaffirms the district’s need to collaborate with charter schools. But some parents want the district to hold off, and examine whether such partnerships are working.

The withdrawal pauses a potential battle between Creek Point Academy and Andrew J. Brown Academy, which began when Andrew J. Brown moved to drop its for-profit operator.

Charter supporters are calling on the state to use a pilot program to help Indianapolis charter schools find new approaches.

The announcement expands a pilot program that grants automatic admission to seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

The charter authorizer also approved the expansion of GEO Next Generation Academy, which is on the same property as Indy STEAM.

Seniors in Rooted School’s first graduating class were among the students who entered high school at the height of the pandemic.

The changes tweak previous language on homework assignments, dress code, and how to approach discipline.

Christel House’s College and Careers program tracks and supports graduates for five years after they leave high school. Now, it’s expanding the program to four Indianapolis schools.