Indianapolis Public Schools

The schools could become the third and fourth to be removed from the innovation network since its creation.
The list of demands from the union are the latest in an outpouring of public comments, questions, and concerns about the district’s proposed overhaul.
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The winners of the IPS school board race will oversee huge changes for the state’s largest district.
Some advocacy groups downplay the role of big campaign spending, but others see a chilling effect.
State law requires unused school buildings to be offered to charters or state colleges for $1. As IPS plans to vacate seven buildings, officials hope to change that.
The public will have opportunities to weigh in on the plan, which the board will consider in November.
Proposed changes include four enrollment zones, seven school closures and grade changes at 39 schools.
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Candidates had until the end of last week to join the November ballot. Only four people are running for three seats on the IPS school board.
Purdue Polytechnic and Believe Schools say their new schools would focus on students of color.
Indianapolis parents cry foul over lack of transparency in IPS plan to close or consolidate schools.
Ignite, which has rebranded as the Genius School, is on probationary status and could still face closure.
The district has some crowded schools in relatively poor condition, while others are mostly empty yet in better shape.
As enrollment in Indianapolis Public Schools’ neighborhood schools declines, some district charters kick off the 2022-23 school year with record enrollment.
The district calculates an on-track rate in order to get a sense of students’ ability to graduate before they reach the critical final years of high school.
Students from Crispus Attucks high school in Indianapolis observe medical professionals at nearby hospitals to start health care careers early.
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.
One caveat to the gains: There was relatively low attendance, especially on the final day of the pilot.
Amid budget and enrollment challenges, Indianapolis Public Schools officials have a five-point plan for major changes.
Indianapolis has committed COVID aid to retaining staff, academic supports, and infrastructure.
Preschool enrollment in the district rose this year, but other factors will influence its long-term fate
Indianapolis Public Schools offered retention bonuses in late March to 3,200 eligible staff members, but they came with an attendance requirement that staff couldn’t take more than two sick days for the remainder of the semester.
More than 400 high school students graduated Tuesday from IPS’ Arsenal Tech.
A political newcomer, Andrea Hunley defeated four other Democrats and now goes on to face Republican Evan Shearin in the November general election.
Besides leading Center for Inquiry School 2, IPS principal Andrea Hunley is running for State Senate district 46 in the May 3 primary.
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.
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