Indianapolis Public Schools

The announcement comes amid a statewide push to alert high school students to higher education opportunities.
Superintendent Aleesia Johnson used her speech to invite Indianapolis families to consider the district’s offerings.
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.
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.
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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.’
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.
Schools where third graders improved on the state reading test highlighted strategies like summer learning, literacy coaches, and tutoring.
The district’s $269,600 deal with Caissa highlights the increased competition Indianapolis Public Schools is confronting from local charter schools and vouchers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indiana has joined several other states in passing laws that require schools to use curriculum materials that stress phonics when teaching students to read. The state is putting over $100 million behind the effort.
Hope Academyis celebrating its 17th graduating class since opening in 2006 as the state’s first recovery high school.
The two Teachers of the Year can choose to compete in the statewide Teacher of the Year competition run by the Indiana Department of Education.
School districts in four counties will have to share increases in property tax revenues with charters, among other changes to Indiana’s education funding laws this year.
The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will temporarily occupy two buildings.
Nikia Garland has applied for several grants to enhance the learning experience of her students. Her latest fellowship will bring her to Norway.
Morgan joined IPS as the district’s chief academic officer in the midst of the pandemic.
The new principals will plan for academic program changes at their schools slated for 2024-25, while “district administrators at large” perform day-to-day tasks.
The three Marion County school districts hope to use the referendum funding for staff, buildings, and some initiatives started with federal coronavirus relief funding.
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