charter schools in Indianapolis

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, June 19, 2015. (Interview Starts at 01:31 Mark On the PODCAST Media Player) Kevin Chavous is an Indianapolis native who has become one of the foremost spokespersons for education reform and school choice inn the country. A self proclaimed Voice for America’s Children, this former Washington DC City Councilman, […]

Four years ago officials of the Indianapolis Catholic Archdiocese, along with prominent citizens, including former Mayor Steve Goldsmith, approached Mayor Greg Ballard and his Charter Schools Office with a unique idea. Convert some inner city Indianapolis Catholic Schools into charters.  This was before the state created tax-paid vouchers for students to attend private schools. An […]

For years only Ball State University and the Mayor of Indianapolis could create and open charter schools in Indianapolis. But two years ago, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law that created a statewide board that could also accept applications for charter and approve applications for charter schools to open anywhere in Indiana.  In their […]