Local | March 15, 2018

David Harris Steps Down At The Mind Trust To Launch National Education Organization

David Harris, the founder and CEO of Indianapolis’ most influential nonprofit that has driven dramatic changes to the city’s educational landscape, is stepping down from The Mind Trust, the organization announced Thursday morning.

Harris will start a new national education organization as a founding partner, The Mind Trust said. The new organization will launch later this year, and will “help cities around the country build the right conditions for education change, drawing from The Mind Trust’s success in Indianapolis,” a press release said.

Brandon Brown, the nonprofit’s senior vice president of education innovation, will take over as CEO. Brown had previously served as the city’s charter schools director under former Mayor Greg Ballard…