April 25, 2019

How A Charter School Bill May Affect Broad Ripple High School's Future

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Broad Ripple High School closed last year to help balance the district's budget.  - Photo by WFYI News.

Broad Ripple High School closed last year to help balance the district's budget.

Photo by WFYI News.

Updated 5/6/19: 

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed House BIll 1641 into law May 5. 

 

A wide-ranging charter school bill passed the General Assembly this week -- if signed, it would open the way to sell the closed Broad Ripple High School. But Indianapolis Public Schools leaders say it's not enough.

WFYI Education Desk reporter Carter Barrett spoke with Taylor Bennett about what the bill could mean for the future of the site.

READ MORE: IPS Pushes Lawmakers For Route To Sell Broad Ripple High School, Closed Schools

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