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IPS School Board Race 2018
new kids on the block
November 9, 2018
Meet the newly elected Indianapolis Public Schools board members
Learn more about where the new Indianapolis Public Schools board members stand on issues such as the district’s budget woes, school closings, and innovation schools.
November 8, 2018
How backlash to big changes in Indianapolis Public Schools fueled board upsets
Two new school board members could, for the first time, pump the brakes on the dramatic changes the current board has supported.
the race is on
Updated November 7, 2018
Election 2018: IPS critics poised to defeat incumbents in school board shakeup
Having more critics on the board could pose a challenge to Superintendent Lewis Ferebee’s policies.
Updated November 8, 2018
Election results 2018: Track the IPS board races and referendums
Track live election results of the Indianapolis Public Schools board races and the referendums.
Who's In Charge
October 29, 2018
Here’s a rundown of the Indianapolis Public Schools board races for the 2018 election
The November school board election will put to the test whether these critics of Superintendent Lewis Ferebee’s administration and his policies have broad community support.
October 25, 2018
How an obscure state law could shake up the race for the IPS board
Indiana law says that no more than two of the seven Indianapolis Public Schools board members may live in one district.
October 19, 2018
Indiana teachers union spends big on Indianapolis Public Schools in election
But public disclosures do not capture the full spending on the election.
October 17, 2018
Candidates clash over innovation schools and high school closures in IPS Board campaigns
In the races for three seats on the Indianapolis Public Schools Board, candidates are sharply split over whether the district is moving in the right direction.
October 12, 2018
Candidates for IPS Board talk budget cuts, closing schools, and more
Eight people are vying for three seats on the Indianapolis Public Schools Board this year.
August 24, 2018
Indianapolis Public Schools has 3 open board seats. Meet the 10 people vying for them
Three school board seats are up for grabs this November.
August 2, 2018
IPS voters have a lot on their ballot this November. Here’s why the school board race matters
Three of the seven seats on the board are up for election.
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