Charter schools in Indiana get a big boost

A federal grant will help expand charter schools in Indiana.

Posted: Sep. 30, 2017 2:08 AM
Updated: Sep. 30, 2017 2:08 AM

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTHI) - A federal grant will help expand charter schools in Indiana.

The Indiana Department of Education awarded $59 million to help expand charter school programs.

It'll be distributed over the course of the next five years.

The money targets the implementation, administration, and research of charter schools.

The state superintendent's office says at least 50 schools will benefit.

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