A week from Friday a state board will decide if three former Indianapolis Public Schools taken over by the state eight years ago will become charter schools. Taylor Bennett talked with education reporter Eric Weddle about how IPS is trying to stop this from happening -- and the district’s own plans for the three schools.
IPS Trying To Keep 3 Schools Taken Over By State From Becoming Charters
IPS Trying To Keep 3 Schools Taken Over By State From Becoming ChartersA state board will decide if three former Indianapolis Public Schools taken over by the state will become charter schools. Taylor Bennett talked with education reporter Eric Weddle about how IPS is trying to stop this from happening -- and the district's own plans for the three schools.urlIndianapolis Public Schools, Charter Schools, Charter Schools USA, Christel House, Emmerich Manual High School, Howe High School, Emma Donnan2019-12-06T00:00:00-05:002019-12-06T00:00:00-05:00
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Education / January 14, 2020
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