Indianapolis Public Schools

From Indy’s west side to the east, here’s how to find the free meals closest to you. Meals are also available to students across the state this summer.

The 2025 IPS Teachers of the Year are Ashley Hogan of Emma Donnan Elementary and Middle School and Linda Thomson of Shortridge High School.

The charge comes after a lawsuit alleged Julious Johnican allowed and encouraged students to attack their 7-year-old classmate.

The resolution reaffirms the district’s need to collaborate with charter schools. But some parents want the district to hold off, and examine whether such partnerships are working.

The announcement expands a pilot program that grants automatic admission to seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

The changes tweak previous language on homework assignments, dress code, and how to approach discipline.

The new dress code for next year is designed to minimize out-of-class disciplinary actions for students who violate the rules.

After hearing from parents, the board passed a resolution to create a special task force to review each school’s health and culture.

The lawsuit alleges that a teacher at George Washington Carver Montessori School 87 encouraged students to attack a 7-year-old fellow student with a disability.

The plan to transfer ownership of the School 110 building dovetails with the district’s expected renewal of its Innovation Network agreements with KIPP Indy.

The video of one student hitting another is connected to a lawsuit alleging ongoing abuse was ignored by School 87, according to attorneys involved in the suit. IPS says it takes student safety seriously and reacted to the situation swiftly.

Families will be required to opt in to transportation next school year. The changes come as the district continues its Rebuilding Stronger overhaul.

IPS predicts a slight increase in enrollment next year but still anticipates a cash crunch in roughly three years.

Michele Whaley, a school social worker at Eleanor Skillen School 34, shares how one person can have a big impact on a student.

As grant funding ends, the programs are seeking support to pay tutors and help more high school kids with ‘getting their creativity out.‘

District officials want instruction to be more consistent across school buildings. Staffing will be a challenge.

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

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.