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Indiana Charter School Board

New state agency mired in controversy

New state agency mired in controversy

INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.

November 24, 2013 11:30 pm Photos



EDITORIAL: Keep building, but attract a sponsor

The Charter School of the Dunes in Gary's Miller area is going forward with construction of its new building even though Ball State University decided to stop sponsoring the school. It's a gutsy move, but not the only one the school needs to make.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Don't try to stifle school competition

The Gary politicians arguing against allowing more charter schools in that city are missing the point. Competition should make all schools better — the traditional public schools as well as private and charter schools.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am

Three charter school applicants withdraw applications

Three applicants for charter schools in Gary and Merrillville have withdrawn their applications before they could be considered for approval.

May 21, 2012 7:15 pm

Gary leaders: We're oversaturated with charter schools

GARY | Enough is enough is enough, Gary State Rep. Vernon Smith said.

May 17, 2012 10:00 pm

State board to hear proposals for 2 new Gary charter schools

GARY | The Indiana Charter School Board will host another hearing next week to give the public an opportunity to comment on two charter schools proposed for Gary.

May 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Indiana Charter School Board holds hearing for proposed Merrillville charter

Indiana Charter School Board holds hearing for proposed Merrillville charter

CROWN POINT | Several parents and local residents spoke in favor Monday of a request to open a charter school in Merrillville.

May 07, 2012 9:15 pm Photos


Public hearing planned for charter schools in Lake County

The Indiana Charter School Board will host a meeting May 7 at Bethel Church in Crown Point to hear comments about three charter schools proposed for Northwest Indiana.

April 25, 2012 9:45 pm

New charter board director heading to Northwest Indiana

The executive director of the newly formed Indiana Charter School Board will visit Northwest Indiana on Tuesday.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am

No new region schools presented to charter school board

INDIANAPOLIS | A new state board that lacks representation from Northwest Indiana and is empowered to authorize charter schools has received 15 proposals for new charter schools -- none of which are to be located in the region.

September 28, 2011 11:30 am

Region lacks representation -- so far -- on new seven-member state charter school board

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana may be shut out of a new state board that has the power to establish charter schools, despite the popularity of charter schools in the region.

August 04, 2011 12:00 pm
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