education leader & Indy native Kevin Chavous elected to The Mind Trust boardThe Mind Trust's board of directors has elected former Washington D.C. city council member and national education leader Kevin P. Chavous as its newest board member., 17 Nov 2015 0:00:00 -0600Statement from The Mind Trust on the passing of radio legend and pioneer Amos BrownThe Mind Trust today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Indianapolis radio pioneer and community leader Amos Brown:, 7 Nov 2015 0:00:00 -0600Seventh 'Educational Bus Tour' to hit the road again next monthThe Mind Trust will host its seventh in a series of "Educational Bus Tours," which highlight high-performing public schools in Indianapolis for local parents, educators and community members next month., 6 Nov 2015 0:00:00 -0600The Mind Trust receives $588,000 from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to support unified enrollment, school equity effortsThe Mind Trust has received a $588,000 award from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to support Enroll Indy, a new nonprofit that will provide families with a central hub for information on public school options and how to enroll their child in one of those schools., 2 Nov 2015 0:00:00 -0600Stuck on Education 1.0It's an unfortunate paradox that education, the component of American society most essential to the future of our country, is also the one most firmly rooted in the past., 28 Oct 2015 0:00:00 -0500The Mind Trust, UNCF to host community conversation on 'Parent Choice' in public educationThe Mind Trust and UNCF will host another in a series of "community conversations" designed to engage the local community in discussions around improving public education in Indianapolis. The topic of October's panel discussion will be "Parent Choice" and will feature conversations with local leaders on the education choice landscape in Indianapolis and how families can navigate the sometimes complex system to access more educational opportunities., 26 Oct 2015 0:00:00 -0500The Mind Trust issues call to action to spur next wave of innovation in U.S. public charter schoolsThe Mind Trust released a report today issuing a national call to action for more innovation in U.S. charter schools and recommending steps various charter sector stakeholders could take to foster more creative and innovative thinking to make the charter school sector better, broader and bigger., 20 Oct 2015 0:00:00 -0500Charter Schools Aren't Innovative Enough, Says Report From Pro-Charter GroupCharter schools "by definition meant to be experimental and unbeholden to traditional ways of schooling" need to be more innovative. That's the primary finding of a report released Tuesday by the Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based pro-charter organization., 20 Oct 2015 0:00:00 -0500Study: Charter schools must innovateAs public charter schools near their 25th year of existence, a new report is signaling the schools must do more to drive innovation., 20 Oct 2015 0:00:00 -0500The Next Wave of Charter School InnovationIndianapolis is among the most exciting cities in the nation to develop and launch an innovative new school or education venture, and the opportunities for success here are unlike anywhere else in the country. We boast an unusually strong education innovation ecosystem featuring a host of national and local organizations that are working to expand educational opportunities for all families in Indianapolis., 24 Sep 2015 0:00:00 -0500