Press and Recognition

Will $50 a week teach kids fiscal skills in Indianapolis school’s study, close wealth gap? (IndyStar)

WRITTEN BY PATRICK O’DONNELL, THE 74 CORRESPONDANT   The first few weeks Caleb Lee was given $50 as part of a first-of-its-kind guaranteed income experiment at his Indianapolis charter high school, it went hand to mouth in the form of Mexican takeout DoorDash deliveries. Now, just three months later, the 11th grader’s goals for the money have shifted toward savings and…
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Greetings Rooted Families!

Please save this number as your new Rooted transportation hotline!   463-888-6554 This is to inform you that school will start on August 17th for 7th grade, August 18th for 9th grade, and August 19th for 10th & 11th grades. Due to the high demand for transportation and high volume of changes, we are working hard to route and secure service.  We…
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Rooted School Indy Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thank you to our partners, board members, Rooted School Indianapolis team, parents, students, and the community-at-large for all that you’ve done to bring this day to fruition. A very special thank you to the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation, Eastern Star Church, and The Mind Trust. Your unwavering support of our vision to give access to a high-quality education…
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Rooted School at Eastern Star Church

In a pocket of Indianapolis’ eastside, a church is bringing together charter schools and Indianapolis Public Schools to build a neighborhood education pipeline from prekindergarten through 12th grade. On Thursday morning, Eastern Star Church announced a partnership with local charter advocacy group The Mind Trust, with the goal of attracting an educator to open a middle school in Arlington Woods.…
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