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July 30, 2015
State funding changes could lead IPS to tap rainy day fund
After the board's action, it can now access up to $21 million that previously was off limits.
July 28, 2015
IPS aims to scale back suspensions and expulsions
Teachers will get guidance on how to interpret the new student code of conduct.
Politics & Policy
July 28, 2015
Carson pitches Global Prep charter school to be housed by IPS
Global Prep Academy was approved last month by the Indianapolis Charter School Board.
July 23, 2015
IPS officials participate in discipline summit at White House
Three Indianapolis Public School officials were among more than 40 school districts from around the country in D.C. Wednesday for the #RethinkDiscipline Summit.
July 13, 2015
What will school autonomy mean for IPS?
Indianapolis could be the latest district to follow a national trend toward more independent schools.
June 30, 2015
With 1,000 signatures, Stand For Children parents demand IPS action
Ferebee says parent input will factor into an IPS strategic plan coming in August.
June 25, 2015
IPS teachers protest $125K salary for new 'talent officer'
Changes are designed to help the district recruit and retain teachers.
June 23, 2015
IPS starts summer with 300 teacher, staff vacancies
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee said he is concerned about the looming challenge of filling the spots before school starts.
June 17, 2015
City reshuffles education staff as Jason Kloth departs
With the departure of Deputy Mayor Jason Kloth, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard’s office overseeing education programs and charter schools is undergoing a transition.
June 16, 2015
IPS ends Bridges to Success student support program
Bridges to Success, which helped more than 9,000 students in 20 IPS schools with basic needs like tutoring, mentoring and eye exams, is going away next year.
June 5, 2015
School 2's Amy Wackerly named IPS teacher of the year
Amy Wackerly, who teaches third grade at School 2, was named IPS teacher of the year Friday morning.
June 2, 2015
Hispanics flee as fights, racial tension rile George Washington High School
Students say fights are a regular occurrence at George Washington, which is under state intervention for low student performance. The school is on its third principal in three years.
May 29, 2015
IPS board members spar over school autonomy
Gayle Cosby was livid when she was not picked for a committee that includes other board members and district officials.
May 13, 2015
Music cutbacks at some IPS schools anger parents
The changes mean each elementary school will have one full-time music teacher. But some programs will be cut.
May 12, 2015
Kenyan private schools inspire $100,000 idea for Indianapolis
The teams will spend the next year or two years developing ideas and could eventually operate an IPS school.
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