Township schools in Marion County, Indiana

Thousands of students attend township school districts across Marion County, Indiana. What challenges do they face? How are schools providing for them? Here is the latest news from those schools.

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The Indianapolis tutoring program in reading will operate at nine schools and a Boys & Girls Club.
Schools where third graders improved on the state reading test highlighted strategies like summer learning, literacy coaches, and tutoring.
Bus driver shortages and teaching vacancies worsened in the wake of the pandemic. But some districts say things are now looking up.
Chalkbeat Indiana and WFYI are partnering to provide more coverage of the township school districts and the students they educate.
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.
Adjuncts aren’t licensed by the state and instead need to have four years of relevant experience and pass a background check.
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.
Parents across the state say that even when they are notified, the information they’re given about their child being secluded or restrained can lack details.
Backers of the law say it will help protect children from pornography and gives the public more power to ensure school districts are acting appropriately.
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.
The three Marion County school districts hope to use the referendum funding for staff, buildings, and some initiatives started with federal coronavirus relief funding.
Valor Classical Academy’s plans for a Marion County location ran into opposition from critics concerned about the charter school’s curriculum and political affiliations.

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