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August 24, 2017
To keep Indianapolis high schools from closing, advocates encourage Northwest parents to tell school board: “Don’t sell off our district”
“We need you to start fighting for your young people,” Carrie Harris, an alumna of Crispus Attucks, told parents at Northwest on Wednesday night.
August 21, 2017
‘Fall was a big buildup of school spirit’: A Northwest alumnus remembers pep rallies, school plays, and some tension along the way, too.
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August 16, 2017
This Arlington alumnus remembers a strong and supportive high school community. Now he wants the chance to pay it forward.
In September, the board of Indianapolis Public Schools will vote on a proposal to close four high schools in the district. Chalkbeat is collecting…
August 4, 2017
As Indiana schools try to make every graduate count, educators fear struggling students will lose out
Schools will certainly try to steer more students to the Core 40; if they don’t, their graduation rates will plummet.
July 31, 2017
High fives and storytime welcome students back at two Indianapolis Public Schools
The crowd shouted encouragement to the students – “4.0! 4.0 this year!” one man chanted.
July 18, 2017
Hundreds gather at Broad Ripple High School to plead for the school to stay open
Dozens of people spoke during a public comment period that lasted about an hour and a half.
July 7, 2017
KIPP Indy is working to stop kids from disappearing over the summer. It’s a challenge many schools face
Every summer, each teacher in KIPP Indy Public Schools gets a roster, about 20 student names long, to call before the start of the new…
June 27, 2017
Dozens rally to protest closing high schools in Indianapolis Public Schools
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee will announce Wednesday which three of the seven high schools the administration recommends closing.
June 21, 2017
Indiana school districts receive grants to train math and science teachers
Grant recipients will work with universities, foundations, and other local institutions to help educators improve their teaching strategies and knowledge.
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