News in Brief
Indiana Virtual Charter Again Escapes the Ax
An online virtual charter school in Indiana has once again been spared from closing, despite persistently low academic scores.
The state school board last week deferred closing the Hoosier Academy Virtual School, which is operated by K12 Inc. Instead, the school, which serves more than 3,000 students, will be prohibited from enrolling new students, and the amount of administrative fees its authorizer, Ball State University, receives will be cut.
Hoosier Academy Virtual has posted failing grades for six consecutive years. State board members learned last week that much of the school's curriculum is not aligned to Indiana's academic standards.
Vol. 36, Issue 31, Page 5Published in Print: May 17, 2017, as Indiana Virtual Charter Again Escapes the Ax