Charter Operator Changes Name

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Indianapolis-based nonprofit EdPower has changed its name to Tindley Accelerated Schools. The organization operates charter and turnaround schools in Indianapolis.

January 2, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- EdPower, a non-profit organization that provides educational services, including charter school management, turnaround school services, education consulting, and more, announced this week that it has officially changed its name to Tindley Accelerated Schools effective immediately.

EdPower launched in 2002 and is dedicated to expanding quality college-preparatory educational services for young people and helping Indianapolis schools excel – so their students can as well.

"We believe that every child deserves the opportunity for a high-quality education. Tindley Accelerated Schools exists to provide that opportunity. Through excellent charter schools, administrative leadership, teacher training, student services, and more, we are transforming education in Indianapolis' urban neighborhoods, one student at a time," said Marcus Robinson, Chancellor & CEO.

"We're excited about the name change and being more directly associated with the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School, and the other Tindley schools in the community. It allows us to leverage our brand recognition with prospective families and puts us in a better position to grow," Robinson added.

For more information on Tindley Accelerated Schools, please visit www.Tindley.org.

About EdPower

EdPower launched in 2002 as the Charter for Accelerated Learning, Inc. In 2004, we launched Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School in one of Indianapolis' most impoverished neighborhoods. In six short years, the Tindley School established itself as a model for urban schooling in Indiana, winning the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award in 2010. Now, EdPower is focused on giving students throughout urban Indianapolis access to opportunities for strong educations.

Source: Tindley Accelerated Schools