Researchers say CTE programs should be multifaceted, offering students opportunities to explore career paths, connections to employers, and paths to a two-year degree.
It’s the second Indianapolis charter school in less than a year that has announced a sudden closure after the school year started.
Schools must replace methods of literacy instruction that use three-cueing within the next year.
The virtual tutoring can vary from school to school, and can be used to fill vacant positions, offer academic interventions, or provide SAT prep.
The Indiana attorney general argues that the exemption to the state’s so-called $1 law only applies to districts that share funds from ballot questions passed after May 10, 2023.
Herron Prep Academy is one of three schools in the Herron Classical Schools charter network, all three of which are part of the Indianapolis Public Schools autonomous Innovation Network.
A MOU with Indianapolis Public Schools provides groundwork for community involvement at School 43, which has long had a network of community partners eager to help the floundering school.
As the number of English language learners grows in the state, Perry Township tries a new diploma track.
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The opening of the three schools means charters’ footprint in the city will continue to grow.
The Culturally Responsive and Equitable Education Committee is the district’s latest equity initiative.
A 2020 facilities review found that Indianapolis Public Schools had over $1 billion in deferred maintenance needs.
The complaint comes from the same group that filed a legal grievance against IPS last year over Indiana’s ‘$1 law.’
Making the program available to more children was a priority for Gov. Eric Holcomb this year.
At least one district is going beyond the law by requiring parental permission to use students’ new names.

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The Indianapolis tutoring program in reading will operate at nine schools and a Boys & Girls Club.
IPS says its decision to share revenue from a 2018 ballot measure exempts it from Indiana’s so-called $1 law, but charter school supporters disagree.
Students are thinking about everything from pay to burnout as they prepare for careers in the classroom.
A lack of oversight has raised questions about whether schools are following Indiana law.
Schools where third graders improved on the state reading test highlighted strategies like summer learning, literacy coaches, and tutoring.
The results match scores from a separate state test, the ILEARN, that also showed student performance has stagnated in reading.
Indiana literacy coach Mika Frame says phonics is her favorite lesson to teach.
Indiana Learns, the state tutoring program that launched last fall, will now be open to students in grades 3-8 who meet certain requirements.
The career center, located in Ben Davis High School, helps students from 11 different schools. “There are many, many paths to success,.” said Patrick Biggerstaff, director of career and technical education.
Students’ need for mental health services is growing, but some conservative activist parents don’t think schools have a big part to play.
The district’s $269,600 deal with Caissa highlights the increased competition Indianapolis Public Schools is confronting from local charter schools and vouchers.
Ball State’s Teachers College had previously received a failing grade in a national report on the science of reading.
Indianapolis Public Schools hopes its Rebuilding Stronger overhaul will help the district run more efficiently and bring equity to learning. But it means tough changes for some students.
The district accelerated its normal hiring schedule, which allowed it to offer placements to staff affected by closures, among other strategies.
The district will give preference to nonprofits or government agencies before selling to other buyers.
Middle and high schoolers are thinking about everything from biology to getting a driver’s license as the 2023-24 school year gets started.
Bus driver shortages and teaching vacancies worsened in the wake of the pandemic. But some districts say things are now looking up.
Chalkbeat Indiana and WFYI are partnering to provide more coverage of the township school districts and the students they educate.
The first Indiana school districts head back to school this week amid a spate of new laws and policies that will affect what happens in the classroom.
Adjuncts aren’t licensed by the state and instead need to have four years of relevant experience and pass a background check.
Canning salsa and weighing steers feature in Christy Herr’s classroom.
Indianapolis Public Schools is the only Marion County district to have exceeded 2019 rates for the share of students proficient in both English and math.
About 400 fewer Indiana high school graduates in the class of 2021 went to college than in the class of 2020.
Use this table to see how Indiana students in grades 3-8 did on 2023 ILEARN test scores for math, English and the subjects combined.
ILEARN test scores show Indiana reading proficiency rates have dropped back to 2021 levels after gains in 2022.
The law will automatically enroll eligible students into 21st Century Scholars. But students must meet requirements for several years to access Indiana college scholarships.
The law is a big change for families used to paying hundreds of dollars per student for textbooks each year.
William Henry Burkhart Elementary’s successful work with English language learners is rooted in work that began nearly two decades ago.
While most Indiana colleges say they don’t consider race in admissions, the court’s ruling could have a broad impact on higher education in the state.
The new Ivy Tech and Purdue Global partnership will let students transfer and ‘stack’ credit and associate degrees without limits.