The Mind Trust is supporting the opening of two new Indianapolis charter schools -- Riverside High School, the second campus opened by the leaders of Herron High School, and Purdue Polytechnic High School, the first high school founded by Purdue University.
The Indianapolis Public Schools Board has approved an "innovation and autonomy framework" that will completely reshape the operations of all schools starting next year by decentralizing power. IPS Superintendent Lewis Ferebee has characterized it as "reinventing" the district.
A new effort between Indianapolis Public Schools and education reform group The Mind Trust, would allow existing school leaders at IPS to convert their schools to autonomous schoolhouses, free from district mandates and collective bargaining for teachers.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...