Education, poverty and domestic violence are linked — especially for Black girls.
In some classrooms students can take care of insects or a small animal. Some have a plant that needs tended to. And then there’s the International School of Indiana, with its garden and greenhouse.
Christel House Indianapolis would begin operating Manual High School in the 2020-21 school year if the organization’s leadership can reach an agreement with Indianapolis Public Schools. The nonprofit made the announcement in a press release Dec. 4.
There’s good news for low-income students in Indiana who aspire to go to college but don’t have the financial means to pull it off by themselves.
When Ma’at Lands graduated from North Central High School in 2001, she did so with a certified nursing assistant license in one hand and an acceptance letter from Tennessee State University in the other. In many ways, Lands had an average high school experience. What set her apart from many …
Thousands of public education advocates swarmed the sidewalks and greenspace surrounding the Indiana Statehouse on Nov. 19 to pressure lawmakers to put more funding into public education.
Indianapolis Public Schools leaders don’t want to renew the district’s contract with the charter company running Emma Donnan Elementary School, citing the results of a renewal school quality review.
The Indianapolis Public Schools board approved two new union contracts that will give district teachers and service workers a substantial raise, making the district more competitive with surrounding school corporations.
With the holidays and giving season fast approaching, many of us find ourselves getting into the “giving spirit.” We give our time and treasures to our loved ones, exercise charity for those who are less fortunate than ourselves and pay a little more attention to causes that are important to us.
Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will hold town hall meetings to finalize the district’s strategic plan. The meetings will be held in each region of the district from Nov. 4 to Nov. 14 to give parents and community members a chance to attend, learn about and discuss the district’s six prio…
In PreK-Corner, I share and offer discussions with you about issues children experience from birth through school age and how these issues affect them throughout their lives. This month’s discussion is about the importance of preschool.
Being a mentor to others has never been anything I had ever considered in my life, yet life always has always confronted me with the challenges and aspirations that I never thought were even possible. Though as I walk through this life, I made a realization that not only does my life matter,…
Humans have understood for a long time that one effective way to remember important information is by putting it to a rhythm or making it rhyme. Think of the alphabet, which uses both of those techniques, or any number of songs that list all 50 states.
Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Aleesia Johnson delivered the first “State of the District” speech Oct. 9 at Shortridge High School, where she highlighted increased student enrollment and reiterated her priorities that include racial equity and being transparent with families.
Colleges and universities are enamored by the term “student success.” Most define student success with data points like retention rates, time to completion, graduation rates and other measurable institutional outcomes that are believed to be true indicators of student success rates. In some …
In PreK-Corner, I share and offer discussions with you about issues that cover the journey that children take from birth through school age and how this journey will affect them throughout their lives.