Innovation schools

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

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.

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy for his alleged role in the shooting.

The student was walking home from school when he was shot around 1 p.m Friday. He is the fourth teenager to be shot and killed in the past two weeks in the city.

Thrival began as a one-year program within Indianapolis Public Schools in 2017, but expanded to a four-year high school in 2020.

Herron Prep Academy is one of three schools in the Herron Classical Schools charter network, all three of which are part of the Indianapolis Public Schools autonomous Innovation Network.

Indianapolis Public Schools is the only Marion County district to have exceeded 2019 rates for the share of students proficient in both English and math. 

Nathan Tuttle says the school discriminated against him as a gay man with a Black child.

Hope Academyis celebrating its 17th graduating class since opening in 2006 as the state’s first recovery high school. 

Republicans are seeking funding parity for charter schools, which cannot raise their own property tax revenue. But some worry the move would come at the expense of traditional public schools.

Indianapolis Public Schools heads into winter break without consensus on an operating referendum that must be certified for the ballot by Feb. 17.

Decatur High Ability Academy’s status as an innovation school will allow it to accept students who live outside of the district. 

The IPS school board voted to make School 43 an innovation arts school, and to renew an innovation agreement with the Matchbook Learning charter school.

The move to transform School 43 into an arts school is part of the district’s broader Rebuilding Stronger plan, which aims to increase academic opportunities for students of color.

The change comes after hundreds of people signed a petition to keep the charter school out of Harshman, a traditional public school.

The schools could become the third and fourth to be removed from the innovation network since its creation.

Monarca Academy staff looks to enroll one to two classes of 6th graders by the end of the summer.

What went wrong? Advocates question why Kindezi decided to shut down on short notice, and whether IPS should have done more to avoid the school closure.