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StateImpact Indiana: Charter Schools II

by Kyle Stokes

February 14, 2013

A Ball State University decision to close seven of the charter schools it oversees could leave more than 2,600 Indiana students looking for a new school next year.  Supporters of the seven schools say many of these students turned to charters after traditional settings failed them.  Ball State’s supporters say these charters are failing students now.  As StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes reports, some parents are struggling to reconcile data showing their school underperforming with evidence suggesting their children are learning.