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Indiana online schools
July 25, 2019
Two Indiana virtual schools face swift closure as they shrug off blame for enrollment scandal
Now, Daleville could issue a final decision in a month that could close both schools at the end of September.
July 23, 2019
Indiana virtual schools’ shoddy communication around its closures could force an earlier shutdown
The Daleville school board will consider Thursday night whether to speed up the closures of the two troubled virtual schools.
open or closed?
July 22, 2019
Open or closed? Parents and students at troubled Indiana virtual schools receive mixed messages
Confusion is swirling over whether two beleaguered online schools, at odds with the state and their oversight agency, are still operating, potentially leaving thousands of…
July 12, 2019
State cuts off funding to Indiana Virtual School and sister school. But will Indiana get its money back?
Indiana is withholding funds from Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy until it recovers more than $47 million from the two schools combined.
where the money goes
July 10, 2019
‘How did we miss this?’ Indiana officials blast lack of oversight in $40M virtual school scandal
The schools’ oversight agency, Daleville Community Schools, bore the brunt of the board’s blame for the online schools’ alleged abuse of millions in public dollars.
July 8, 2019
‘I’m just at a loss’: This student moved away, but apparently stayed on Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy’s rolls
Every couple of days, Holli Stevenson receives an email that her daughter, Abbey, has been put on probation for not showing up to…
July 8, 2019
State could seek $40M after probe finds Indiana Virtual School inflated enrollment — even counting a student who had died
Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy allegedly inflated their enrollment to at least twice its actual size, according to the state examiner.
June 19, 2019
With little fanfare, Daleville board votes to shutter controversial Indiana Virtual School
Five stoic Daleville school board members said nothing about their decision except to unanimously approve the closure agreement, leaving many unanswered accusations.
June 19, 2019
The deal to close Indiana Virtual School leaves unanswered questions. Here’s what we want to know
The closure deal means that Indiana Virtual School officials won’t have to respond to accusations of mismanagement at their schools.
June 17, 2019
In a surprise deal, embattled Indiana Virtual School and its sister school to close amid scandal
The virtual charter school that sparked statewide scrutiny of online education has quietly negotiated a deal to close, avoiding a possibly heated public hearing.
behind closed doors
June 10, 2019
Indiana Virtual School wants to deal with charter revocation privately to avoid ‘mudslinging’
Leaders of Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy missed a second chance to submit a response to the accusations from their charter authorizer.
May 2, 2019
After years of debate, some stronger oversight of virtual schools signed into Indiana law
Lawmakers’ actions, paired with a funding cut, represent the biggest steps the state has taken to regulate virtual charter schools since they launched a decade ago.
April 24, 2019
‘A shot across the bow’: Indiana cuts back on public funding for virtual charter schools
In the new budget approved late Wednesday, lawmakers dropped funding levels for online students to 85 percent of what students at brick-and-mortar public schools receive.
April 12, 2019
At least 465 truant students were kicked out of Indiana virtual schools under a law meant to keep them there
Data requested by Chalkbeat shows, for the first time since the policy was put in place, how it plays out in schools.
April 11, 2019
Virtual schools see major budget cuts under Indiana Senate plan
Senate lawmakers have traditionally been more skeptical about virtual schools than their House counterparts.
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