Students get “hands-on” experience as a pilot, an engineer, and more.
The dashboard could replace Indiana’s current measure of school performance: the A-F grading system.
School officials say short-term solutions to the driver shortage don’t go far enough.
Teachers who oversee English learners’ language development are critically needed in Indiana.
While charters affiliated with Indianapolis Public Schools would get a cut of new revenue, independent charters would not.
Republican leaders have said they expect to increase funding for K-12 schools while also expanding school choice.
In Decatur Township, the school board race was decided by one vote.
House Republicans want to reinvent high school to let students receive credit for working.
The district’s decision to close six schools in 2023 could leave buildings available to charter school operators for $1.
The vote to approve the IPS overhaul follows months of public input and some pushback.
The Indianapolis Charter School Board’s vote followed vocal opposition to the proposal at a public meeting.
IPS officials unveiled the blueprint in September, but have tweaked it a few times since then. The board is slated to vote on it Nov. 17.
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The change comes after hundreds of people signed a petition to keep the charter school out of Harshman, a traditional public school.
Superintendent Aleesia Johnson has acknowledged that the plan includes tough trade-offs.
This election season saw several newcomer candidates challenge incumbents who had supported Indiana’s curriculum restrictions bill.
The four districts where the referendums failed have warned of various cuts if voters rejected them.
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Hope Hampton wins seat on Indianapolis Public Schools board after getting major backing from political action committees.
In Carmel and elsewhere, conservative candidates are running on slates around so-called parental rights.
Some advocacy groups downplay the role of big campaign spending, but others see a chilling effect.
Potential stipends as high as $10,000 might not be enough to stave off a significant number of teacher departures.
Indiana reported an 8.5 percentage point drop in reading scores on state tests among third graders learning English.
Teachers don’t have enough time to teach the long list of current standards, proponents have argued, meaning students miss critical knowledge.
New tutoring programs also aim to be more accessible by covering the costs.
Some candidates motivated to run by the unsuccessful curriculum bill worry it will make a comeback next year.
Lawmakers this year expanded a ban on offering an incentive to enroll at schools in Indiana.
Victory College Prep could take advantage of a state law allowing charter schools to acquire unused school buildings for $1.
The Indianapolis school board is due to vote Nov. 17 on the final draft of the district’s revitalization plan.
The two ballot questions would raise property taxes to cover the cost of new buildings, facility upgrades, and competitive salaries.
Eight districts across Indiana have referendums on the ballot this November.
Two of Hope Hampton’s biggest financial backers are political action committees linked to the education advocacy groups RISE Indy and Stand for Children Indiana.
NAEP results show a drop in scores not just in Indiana but across the country.
Funding for schools with fewer students who live in poverty has increased faster than funding for schools with more such students, one group said.
Hope Hampton and Kristen Phair are running to represent District 3, a socioeconomically diverse part of the school system.
A voter-approved tax increase could pay for construction projects included in the plan.
The Broad Ripple High School site illustrates the challenges a state law has created for the district.
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The new tutoring grant is available to fourth and fifth graders who qualify for federally subsidized meals and scored below proficiency on state tests.
Most of the candidates in Marion County’s school board elections are in competitive elections, and the most crowded race has four candidates.
The board is responding to recommendations from a recent equity audit.
Two of the three incumbents face challengers in three races.
Two of the candidates running for reelection are longtime board members.
The district has budgeted roughly half its COVID relief funding to focus on student instruction.
A big issue for board members will be overseeing a $154 million referendum that pays for teachers and STEM programming.
There are four candidates for three positions on the IPS board.
Four incumbents are on the ballot for school board in Wayne Township, which is working on a strategic plan to help student achievement.