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Indiana Charter School Board
March 19, 2019
Low test scores and shrinking enrollment cost Indianapolis Academy of Excellence its charter
The board voted 4-1 to not renew the charter, and board staff said the school will likely close at the end of the year.
April 2, 2018
To slash costs, Indianapolis charter school operator ‘shops’ for new authorizer
“Loosely, we’re estimating the savings to be worth about the cost of a teacher within our network,” Christel House Head of Schools Carey Dahncke told Chalkbeat.
February 23, 2016
New state charter board members are asking tough questions
Five new members have joined the board over the past year.
November 11, 2015
As wrangling over poverty aid continues, some educators lose their jobs
Months into the school year, educators are still waiting to see how possible errors in calculating yearly federal poverty aid will be resolved.
September 25, 2015
Ritz enlists federal education officials to explore charter school funding cuts
Charter school leaders and policymakers say the poverty aid losses violate federal law.
June 22, 2015
Indiana has seen a burst of new charter schools since 2011 law
In a significant jump, 86 charter schools could be open this fall, up from just 49 charter schools statewide four years ago,. The gain equates to about 75 percent more schools.
January 29, 2015
Charter school offered $100 reward to anyone who referred students who enrolled
Carpe Diem Meridian charter school offered $100 Marsh grocery gift cards to anyone who referred a student who enrolled. Recruitment practices like these are legal in Indiana but have been outlawed elsewhere.
June 16, 2014
Carpe Diem charter school to add two new Indianapolis locations
A downtown charter school that uses “blended learning,” combining computer-based instruction and traditional classes says it’s ready to expand after two years. The Indiana Charter…
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