Indy’s Scooter Conundrum
“It created a crisis that prompted us to move faster so we could get control of the situation before it got out of control.”
A new front in the resistance to Donald J. Trump’s presidency has sprung up in the backyard of his own vice president. A new fall course at Butler University will explore the election of the 45th president despite the campaign’s media blunders and perceived negative rhetoric. The course will also examine “strategies for resistance.” “Trumpism […]
A local nonprofit has made Indy a national model for education reform—gaining unprecedented power along the way. But behind every success the group’s approach has helped fund lies a debate: Should outside parties have this much influence on public schools?
Marion Academy promised to restore order in the classrooms and on the streets of Indianapolis. But when the charter school for juvenile offenders opened last August, it delivered chaos. “Sometimes, I think some of our students would be better off in jail. They’re safer there. Isn’t that a horrible thing to say?”