To open, the charter school needs to rezone its former church building in Washington Township from religious to education.

The district also plans to merge its Simon Youth Academy with another alternative education program at Arsenal Technical High School.

A bill at the Indiana Statehouse that aims to hold back more students who fail the state’s reading exam, is advancing. Here’s what its impact could be.

A revised bill targeting absenteeism would require schools to prohibit habitually truant students from extracurricular activities, and would also impose a penalty on parents who make unproven allegations against teachers.

The school would open within the boundaries of Washington Township Schools.

One bill has been stripped of language on civics education to instead focus on allowing chaplains in public schools.

The Indianapolis charter school on the far eastside recently celebrated its new food lab and launched a culinary club, which hopes to take inspiration from a civil rights story.

Advocates say a bill to retain third graders could violate the civil rights of 93,000 English learners and conflicts with research on how long it takes to learn a language.

A remote working option for teachers and shared educators between schools are some of the options to address the ‘pain points’ of teaching.

The awards are funded by a $12.5 million trust set up by an anonymous donor couple.

The play will show throughout All-Star Weekend, highlighting how one Indianapolis Public Schools basketball team made history as the nation struggled with civil rights.

The theme of the March 1 event co-hosted by Chalkbeat Indiana in Indianapolis is: “From Lesson Plan to New Plan.”

Legislation would establish education on government and good citizenship as early as kindergarten.

Indiana AG said officials must show that materials posted to ‘Eyes on Education’ were not and are not used or shared.

The demand is the latest development in an ongoing divide between IPS and the charter school community.

A bill that would have dramatically expanded school choice in the state failed to move forward but will likely return in 2025.

The website includes examples of “inappropriate” lessons or policies in 13 Indiana districts and one university, but districts say those are inaccurate.

The new metal detectors make Lawrence Township the second district in Marion County this school year to announce school security enhancements.

The bill could put an end to future legal disputes over the state’s so-called $1 law, which Indianapolis Public Schools and the attorney general’s office have interpreted differently.

But they say more study is needed to find solutions to bring older students back to schools.

The legislation marks the latest effort by state legislators to shape how schools approach topics related to sex and sexuality.

An Indianapolis lawmaker’s bid to increase charter school transparency comes after a federal indictment of former leaders of two virtual schools.

The decline in the share of waivers given to students seeking a diploma coincides with a push by state legislators to curb their use.

Lawmakers have filed bills on cell phones and other classroom disruptions to deal with teachers’ growing concerns.

The federal investigation of the two virtual charter schools required a review of hundreds of bank accounts, officials say

One bill would allow public schools could hire chaplains to serve as counselors, while another would require schools to release students for religious instruction at their parents' request.

The former school leaders inflated enrollment numbers and in some cases used the corresponding state funds for personal purchases, federal prosecutors say.

The bill would mean big changes for Indiana education, but it’s on hold till next year.

The legislation has support from GOP lawmakers and others worried about a recent decline in reading scores.

A new bill would strengthen current requirements for third graders who don’t demonstrate reading skills to repeat a year.

The break leaves the future of Andrew J. Brown Academy up in the air, in a city where the charter community has increasingly prized local control.

One proposal would let students use the money to pay for driver’s licenses so they can commute to job sites.

Eric Jenkins’ love of language shines in his teaching — and his desire to become a better writer himself.

Lawmakers have promised a renewed focus on holding back third graders who can’t read at grade level. They’ll also consider banning cell phones from classrooms and toughening absenteeism laws.

Although the district’s student population fell, the fact that it dipped by less than 1% after six schools closed might be a hopeful sign for the district.

The number of Choice Scholarships grew by about 30% following lawmakers’ decision last year to dramatically expand eligibility for the voucher program.