At a meeting to select Indianapolis Public Schools board leaders, attention quickly turned to the November 2020 election. Four seats are on the ballot, and the results could help shape the direction of the state’s largest district for years to come.
Indianapolis Public Schools appointed Aleesia Johnson as its superintendent in June, making her the first Black woman to lead the state’s largest school district.
The Indiana Charter School Board voted Dec. 13 to deny charter applications for Emma Donnan Middle School, Thomas Carr Howe and Emmerich Manual high schools by a 3-4 vote, with two board members absent from the meeting.
In PreK-Corner, I share and offer discussions with you about issues that cover the journey children take from birth through school age and how this journey will affect them throughout their lives.
Christel House Indianapolis hosted a community meeting Dec. 10 to answer questions and gather input on its potential partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS).
Jasmin Shaheed-Young has a vision for a political organization that focuses on education — while avoiding deeply contested, emotionally fraught debates over school choice.
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.