The during-school virtual tutoring will focus on K-2 literacy at the district’s low-performing schools emerging schools, but could expand to other grade levels.
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.
Teacher raises in IPS signal an end to larger raises of the past two years. Support staff will get 2% raises, with more for instructional assistants
Indianapolis school district officials are shrinking class sizes, making more small learning groups, and hiring extra teachers
Indianapolis Public Schools families raise safety concerns over busing cuts during a district town hall.
Indianapolis students accused their teachers of racism. Will the district’s investigation lead to change?
Months after Perry Township opened an investigation into teachers, students have seen no changes. That and what they perceive as the administration’s previous inaction show the difficulty in rooting out institutionalized racism and changing a culture that students said tolerated racist behavior for years.
Even in schools and districts that are offering virtual programs, it’s unclear how many teachers will be dedicated to remote instruction and whether those positions will go to teachers who are high risk.
Indianapolis school leaders size up costs of reopening in the fall and paying for additional safety precautions against the coronavirus.
About 78% of students came to school Monday after the superintendent’s office made a last-minute announcement that buses would be running.
Five years into Indianapolis Public Schools’ unconventional partnerships with charter operators, the district appears likely to renew its first contracts amid some positive initial results.
IPS is holding six meetings billed as opportunities to learn about the district’s priorities and weigh-in ahead of a new strategic plan.
A southern Indiana school district will make its case to state education leaders on Wednesday for splitting into two after decades of growing animosity.
In first ‘State of the District,’ Johnson vows IPS will ‘never stop working together’ to improve schools
Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Aleesia Johnson emphasized stronger community engagement during her first “State of the District” speech.
Johnson, 41, will be paid about $250,000 next year and receive the same retirement and health insurance benefits as other administrators.
In real terms, Aleesia Johnson’s salary will be comparable to Ferebee’s initial pay.
Johnson’s appointment to lead the state’s largest system solidifies its high-profile transformation into a district that works hand-in-hand with charter school operators.
The school board president is performing more due diligence before the board offers the position.
Indianapolis Public Schools has said it hopes to name a new superintendent from among the finalists by the end of June.
In letters submitted with their applications, the three finalists explained why they want to become superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools.
Interim superintendent Aleesia Johnson, Pike Township assistant superintendent Larry Young, and Louisville chief of schools Devon Horton are finalists to lead Indianapolis Public Schools.
IPS superintendent finalists face public interviews next week, but their names are still under wraps
The school board hopes to name a new superintendent by the end of June.
The school board met with five semi-finalists Tuesday behind closed doors and chose the final pool of candidates, said board president Michael O’Connor.
Johnson has been the district’s interim leader for more than three months.
The IPS board also agreed to keep the names of the initial applicants private.
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