Public Schools To Share Transportation Funding With Charter Schools Gaining Support

By Scott Sarvay

January 24, 2011 Updated Jan 24, 2011 at 5:27 PM EST

INDIANA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A proposal to expand charter schools and allow them to share transportation money with traditional public schools in Indiana has cleared a legislative committee.

Provisions of the bill would allow more cities and colleges to create charter schools, which are public schools that are free of certain state regulations and often free of union contracts.

The bill also allows charter schools to share transportation funding with traditional schools.




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