Charters & Choice

Lawmakers made Choice Scholarships available to most Indiana families last year.

The new athletic facilities would include a field for track, football, and soccer, as well as new basketball courts.

As Mayor Brandon Johnson and his hand-picked school board exert their influence, charter families and advocates see challenges ahead for the sector.

While students who attend only a KIPP middle school don’t seem to benefit, those who attend KIPP for both middle and high school experienced large gains.

The school recently received just a one-year extension of its charter after officials took issue with its performance.

The mayor has a significant impact on education in Indianapolis and its townships . But the issue hasn’t been a large part of the campaign so far.

Tess Stovall’s recommendations will be a key factor in whether the state votes to overrule locally elected school boards.

It’s the second charter school to close in the middle of the school year in less than one year.

Charter school funding, enrollment and performance explained.

The Daniels Fund calls the effort the Education Big Bet.

The Indiana attorney general argues that the exemption to the state’s so-called $1 law only applies to districts that share funds from ballot questions passed after May 10, 2023.

Families use the application for entry to a variety of schools, including selective test-in schools and neighborhood schools outside of their attendance boundaries.

Her book discusses the racial history of school vouchers, the more progressive arguments for school choice, the rise of charter schools, and choice advocates’ recent focus on culture war issues.

Kurtz said he plans to leave DSST at the end of this school year.

The opening of the three schools means charters’ footprint in the city will continue to grow.

The complaint comes from the same group that filed a legal grievance against IPS last year over Indiana’s ‘$1 law.’

IPS says its decision to share revenue from a 2018 ballot measure exempts it from Indiana’s so-called $1 law, but charter school supporters disagree.

The district’s $269,600 deal with Caissa highlights the increased competition Indianapolis Public Schools is confronting from local charter schools and vouchers.