Todd G. Relue has been named School Board Chair of the proposed “Rosa Parks: A Challenge Foundation Academy” charter school. Rosa Parks: A Challenge Foundation Academy is a school proposed for the Far Eastside of Indianapolis with the mission to provide a robust, challenging, and supportive academic environment that is accessible to all students while encouraging and enhancing common values and ideals in a community setting. The school plans to implement the Core Knowledge Sequence, Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA), and Singapore Math as the curricular foundation for its educational programs and utilize technology to enhance and support instruction. Rosa Parks: A Challenge Foundation Academy would be affiliated with TeamCFA, a national network of tuition free, public charter schools, built on the values of hard work, good citizenship, and teamwork whose ultimate goal is to graduate thoughtful, articulate youth who are prepared to become productive, accountable, engaged citizens.
Relue is co-chair of the Education Law practice group at Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP. He focuses his practice on education law, commercial real estate, and complex litigation. Relue advises charter schools, private schools, and affiliated organizations on a variety of legal issues including charter approval, school formation, land acquisition, construction, leasing, governance, replication and expansion, sponsor relations, and sustainability. Relue is a graduate of Indiana University (B.A., 2003) and Duke University (J.D., 2006.) In 2013, Relue was a recipient of the Indiana Lawyer’s Up and Coming Lawyer Award, and he has been selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars listed published in Indiana Super Lawyers since 2014. In addition, Relue regularly writes and presents on legal topics and court decisions affecting Indiana schools.
To learn more about Rosa Parks: A Challenge Foundation Academy, please visit http://www.in.gov/icsb/files/518158152-RPFINALFINAL.pdf. To learn more about Team CFA, please visit http://teamcfa.org/.