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Indianapolis Public Schools’ next superintendent will be Aleesia Johnson, who has been the district’s interim superintendent since December 2018. The school board made the announcement June 21. IPS, the state’s largest school district, began its search for a new superintendent after former l…

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Kelin Mark is no stranger to Chapel Hill 7th and 8th Grade Center. Mark has been the school’s assistant principal for eight years. However, when students return from summer vacation they will find Mark in a new position: principal. In fact, he is the first African American male principal in …

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Indianapolis Public Schools has narrowed its search to three finalists, including the district’s interim superintendent and two education officials who currently work outside of the district.

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In PreK Corner, I share and have discussions with you about issues that cover the journey that children take from birth to school age (PreK) and how this journey will affect them throughout their lives.

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No one in Dashon Stockett’s family ever went to college, so Stockett, a seventh grader at Chapel Hill 7th and 8th Grade Center, felt proud when he earned a place in the National Junior Honor Society, a nationwide organization that honors middle schoolers for academic achievement and leadersh…

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This year Earth Day came on the heels of Easter, making it easy to forget the environmentally-themed holiday. However, Shortridge High School’s Science Club was determined to make Earth Day a holiday their peers will remember, so the group spearheaded a service-themed Earth Day celebration. 

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One of my all-time favorite movies is the 1998 blockbuster hit, “Enemy of the State,” starring Will Smith. Toward the end of the movie, Smith is sitting on the couch and watching the news with his on-screen wife, played by Oscar winner Regina King. The soundbite from the fictional news cover…

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Greetings to you all, I’m Mattie Jones, Ph.D, and I’d like to introduce PreK Corner with Dr. Mattie. In PreK Corner with Dr. Mattie columns, I am looking forward to sharing and discussing with you issues that cover the journey that children take from birth to school age and how this journey …