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September 7, 2017
Innovation schools saw some of the largest gains on ISTEP in Indianapolis Public Schools. Here are the schools that had big changes.
Some schools with big drops in passing rates are surprising.
May 28, 2015
IPS approach to improving schools could go statewide
Gov. Mike Pence today signed House Bill 1009, allowing any school district in the state to pilot creative ideas the way IPS did.
January 30, 2015
IPS challenge: Expanding successful Project Restore
Training administrators and teachers to take ownership of Project Restore is the next step in making sure the program continues to be a success. There’s no plan to expand until the three programs are up and running — and sustainable — on their own.
April 22, 2014
Fellowships to offer $100,000 for educators to develop ideas for IPS
Indianapolis Public Schools principals or teachers with smart ideas for how to overhaul low-rated district schools could get $100,000 and a year off to develop them into concrete plans. The district, Mayor Greg Ballard’s office and The Mind Trust jointly announced new “innovation school fellowships” tonight with the goal of one day seeing the school board sign off on using models created through the year of study to revive failing district schools.
April 3, 2014
Academic performance of all IPS schools: Find it here
For parents, students, teachers and others who want to be able to look up just how their schools are performing, and how they've been judged by the state, in one place here is the complete list of all IPS schools.
March 26, 2014
Looking at what makes IPS's 10 A schools achieve
The group of A-rated IPS schools defies some expectations. For example, while most of them are magnet schools, not all of them are, as is sometimes assumed. In fact, three are neighborhood schools. Some have demographic advantages. But others are very much like the average IPS school, except that students do much better on tests.
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