Public schools—including traditional, district-run schools and charters—are employing ever-more sophisticated advertising and marketing campaigns in an effort to meet enrollment targets by the time the official state count day rolls around.
An agreement with federal prosecutors revealed Tuesday spares the private, north-side school from prosecution for failing late last year to accurately and promptly report an inappropriate relationship between the school's former basketball coach and a 15-year-old female student.
Restrictions put in place over the past few years on how much school districts can collect from property taxes mean districts have to more frequently ask voters through referendums to pay more in taxes to support schools.
The private school's board of directors said that attorney Larry Mackey will conduct an independent investigation of the former coach's relationship with a student and the school's handling of the matter.
The former boys basketball coach at the exclusive private school in Indianapolis was charged Thursday with trying to entice a 15-year-old female student into a sexual relationship, and court documents allege school officials hampered the investigation.