Indy Schools Chief Wants Probe of Charter Schools

The president of the Indiana Public Charter Schools Association says the state’s charters don’t turn away disabled and homeless students. Russ Simnick issued that response to an allegation leveled by the head of Indianapolis Public Schools. IPS Superintendent Eugene White requested Monday wants the state to investigate enrollment practices at charter schools in that city. […]

Kentucky-In; Indiana-Out for Race to the Top Funds

Kentucky was on the list of 16 finalists the U.S. Department of Education announced today in the running for more than $4 billion in Race to the Top funds. But Indiana is out. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan made the announcement Thursday and said the department would interview representatives from […]