Ben Kleban

Ben Kleban is an independent consultant with a diverse background in education policy, school  leadership, and financial management. Most recently, Ben served as an elected member of the Orleans  Parish School Board. Prior to his service on OPSB, Ben was the Founder & CEO of New Orleans College  Prep (NOCP), a charter school network he led for ten years, growing from a single grade of students to a  network of four campuses serving children from birth - 12th grade. Under Ben’s leadership, NOCP  achieved significant academic gains for its students, including two successful school turnarounds. While  leading NOCP, Ben served on the Louisiana MFP task force, a statewide advisory council for  strengthening the public school funding formula in Louisiana. He also co-founded College Beyond, a  non-profit that provides coaching and financial supports to improve the college graduation rate of low income and first-generation college students from across the Greater New Orleans area.

Ensuring All Students in Indiana Receive Their Fair Share of Funding

This report examines and offers recommendations to resolve Indiana's student funding inequities.