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Site Twitter handle

@chalkbeatIN

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chalkbeat-Indiana/397060740417346

Year launched

2014

Tax status

  • Nonprofit 501c3

City

Indianapolis

State

Indiana

Chalkbeat Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Elizabeth Green

Chalkbeat Indiana, launched in 2014, is part of the small, nonprofit, Chalkbeat network that covers schools and education policy. Other sites: Chalkbeat Colorado, Chalkbeat New York, and Chalkbeat Tennessee. Chalkbeat was granted nonprofit tax status by the IRS in 2014. Revenue: Sponsorships, job board.

Mission

  • Provide niche news about one topic

Topics of coverage

  • Education & schools

In the news

Start small, plan big: How two nonprofit education sites came together to build a network
http://www.niemanlab.org/2014/01/start-small-plan-big-how-two-nonprofit-education-sites-came-together-to-build-a-network/