Indiana Charter School Board
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.
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.
Three applicants for charter schools in Gary and Merrillville have withdrawn their applications before they could be considered for approval.
GARY | Enough is enough is enough, Gary State Rep. Vernon Smith said.
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.
CROWN POINT | Several parents and local residents spoke in favor Monday of a request to open a charter school in Merrillville.
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.
The executive director of the newly formed Indiana Charter School Board will visit Northwest Indiana on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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