Miss Major Middle School is one of 21 possible new charter schools vying for just nine spots, as applicants say a SUNY Charter Schools Institute vote could come as soon as next week.

The Newark Board of Education’s 2020 lawsuit to reclaim the former district building argued that the city’s housing authority violated an agreement it had with the school board.

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

The split between Andrew J. Brown Academy and National Heritage Academies involves facilities, finances, and more. One is looking for a new home and has a new operator. The other wants to start a new school.

If voters approve the ballot measure, it could be the first time an Indiana charter school could share in that funding due to a 2023 law.

The plan to transfer ownership of the School 110 building dovetails with the district’s expected renewal of its Innovation Network agreements with KIPP Indy.

Century-old Humes was operated as a charter under the state’s unraveling Achievement School District.

The board on Tuesday signaled to lawmakers that they want new laws to reform the state’s charter school system.

The charter school bill that sponsors said was about accountability failed after hours of testimony Thursday.

The school had a rocky history in Indianapolis Public Schools but can now take advantage of the growing number of students who are eligible for vouchers.

Charter networks, both inside and outside the state, are tracking the legislation.

The move by the Genius School comes after the charter authorizer overseeing it put it on probation and another authorizer rejected its bid for a new charter.

The approval caps months of controversy about the opening of the all-girls school.

GOP leaders acknowledge that the Achievement School District district had failed in its turnaround mission.