As IPS seeks relief from the $1 charter law, it could let Purdue Polytechnic North temporarily use Broad Ripple High School under an innovation school agreement.
A group of Indiana education leaders is calling for the state to act urgently to address academic disparities for Black students.
School officials hope that Indiana’s low unemployment rate and growing home values will convince voters to pass property tax increases in the May election.
For the first time, employment rates and median wages after high school will start to factor into how Indiana gauges school performance. But the data isn’t complete.
Dubbed enrichment scholarships, Indiana’s voucher-like program will provide each student who qualifies through their score on state tests a $500 grant toward tutoring.
IPS wants to bolster hiring and retention as schools enter their third year of grappling with COVID.
The Indiana Department of Education offered schools the option this year to test second graders on the IREAD-3 in order to identify and help struggling readers earlier.
Indianapolis Public Schools has too few students for the number of buildings in the district. A dozen of those facilities in use are in poor or worse condition, district leaders say.
Indiana schools no longer have to mask, distance or quarantine, something the youngest students and new teachers have never experienced before.
The Indiana legislature didn’t pass restrictions on race and racism or stocking certain material in school libraries, but the bills that did pass are still likely to affect teaching and learning.
A wide-ranging bill to restrict what teachers could say about race and racism died in Indiana despite anticipation that the state would pass it.
Indiana has earmarked millions of federal dollars to train more special education teachers as a shortage looms.
Some Indiana lawmakers signaled their interest in adding back parts of the controversial bill to other pieces of legislation in the final weeks of the session.
The Indiana Senate has killed a bill that sought to restrict how teachers taught race and racism. Senators missed a deadline to move the bill forward.
What went wrong? Advocates question why Kindezi decided to shut down on short notice, and whether IPS should have done more to avoid the school closure.
District officials cite new guidance from the Indiana Department of Health and falling numbers of COVID cases in their decision.
Rep. Bob Behning, who is the chair of Indiana’s House Education Committee, tried to clarify his remarks Thursday after they drew criticism on Twitter.
House Bill 1134 restricts teaching three ideas that Indiana lawmakers describe as “divisive,” a limit that has drawn overwhelming public criticism.
Instead of finding a new charter operator or running the school itself, IPS will recommend closing Joyce Kilmer School 69 on the eastside.
The Republican supermajority in the Indiana legislature has watered down some of the most controversial parts of its divisive concepts bill.
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Indy Achieves gives “completion grants” to local college students at Ivy Tech’s Indianapolis campus and IUPUI so they can re-enroll in higher education.
Chalkbeat Indiana would like to know what teachers think about a state bill to limit lessons on race and racism, and restrict mandates in diversity training.
Senate Bill 167 delineates eight points that educators wouldn’t be able to broach, establishes curriculum review committees, and requires schools to post their lesson materials online.
There were 67,514 students in the graduating class, which experienced COVID-related disruptions throughout their senior year.
The two wide-ranging bills in the Indiana House and Senate delineate what schools cannot teach about race.
Indiana Department of Health says students who test positive for COVID can return to class after quarantining for five days, but only if they wear a mask.
A review of its five-year term found students performing worse than before the charter took control.
The Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners approved a plan to sell the John Marshall school building for $725,000 to create a neighborhood support center.
Critical race theory, school curriculum targeted for parental and community oversight in Indiana Republican legislative proposals.
If the IPS board votes to not renew the contract, Ignite would finish out the school year and the district would announce further plans in January.
The Promise Neighborhood grant will support seven schools in Indianapolis’ Near Eastside and Martindale-Brightwood communities.
IPS school counselor Aaron Munson is helping students develop coping strategies, catch up on social skills, and mediate conflicts among classmates.
Months after the stimulus began flowing, public information on how local districts are spending it is inconsistent and often hard to find.
Indiana law says most students who need school transportation must ride yellow school buses, rather than vans or other special purpose vehicles.
Bilingual staff can mean the difference when parents call to report their students’ absences, seek information from the school nurse, or speak to teachers.
Friday’s verdict had me thinking of three other 17-year-olds: Kalief Browder, Trayvon Martin, and Chrystul Kizer.
The results were more pronounced for students from historically underserved groups, the study’s author said.
Indianapolis Public Schools is collecting voluntary data on vaccination rates among students and teachers and offered a $300 COVID vaccine incentive to staff.
Indianapolis Democratic Rep. Ed DeLaney said districts must tell voters how much charter schools would receive from referendums.
The Indiana State Teachers Association called for lawmakers to support collective bargaining on working hours and class sizes in the 2022 legislative session.
Indiana’s proficiency rate fell overall, but Black and Hispanic students saw a greater drop in scores after a year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Families and advocates have been asking IPS to share its 2018 referendum revenues with innovation charter schools, in part so they can keep pace on teacher pay.
Education disparities among Black students lead to low-wage jobs, according to a new report by an Indianapolis business and community coalition.
Kosciusko County was 2,000 child care seats short in 2018. The county and Wawasee Schools worked together to add more.
Dual labor disputes over salaries and contracts in Pike Township Schools may cause more cancelations of in-person classes.
Indianapolis Public Schools will have increased starting salaries for teachers by about $10,000 since passing a $220 million referendum in 2018.
IPS saw a small enrollment increase in the 2021-22 school year after students across the nation left public schools during the pandemic.
Grassy Creek was recently named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in recognition of its efforts to close racial gaps.
A study based on Indiana Department of Education data said specialists may be less effective because they had a harder time building student relationships
A report on inequities among Indy students offers recommendations such as requiring all students to fill out a FAFSA form