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June 30, 2017
Denver’s shuttered Gilpin Montessori school will temporarily house programs serving students with special needs
Two of the programs are run by DPS. The third is run by a Denver nonprofit.
June 30, 2017
At painful meeting, Indianapolis superintendent makes case for closing high schools: ‘The status quo is not good enough’
The room was crowded with alumni, families and staff from the schools facing closure.
June 29, 2017
Broad Ripple, Arlington and Northwest could be closing. Here’s what happens next.
The board won’t vote on the proposal until this fall, and the schools won’t close until 2018-2019.
June 28, 2017
Broad Ripple is one of three Indianapolis high schools facing closure
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee’s proposal would spare the four high schools at the core of the district.
June 27, 2017
Dozens rally to protest closing high schools in Indianapolis Public Schools
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee will announce Wednesday which three of the seven high schools the administration recommends closing.
June 23, 2017
Indianapolis Public Schools is about to reveal which high schools are likely to close. Here’s what you should know.
The administration recommendation will also include plans for where magnet programs at closed schools could move and what might happen to the vacant buildings.
June 12, 2017
Does closing high schools change student outcomes? It depends on where students go next.
District leaders have attempted to lessen the pain of high school closures with a promise: The new schools will be better for students.
May 23, 2017
IPS plan to keep students interested in school? Give them career training
The new model would replace traditional neighborhood high schools with magnet schools that house several career or academic focus areas.
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May 15, 2017
Down to two: University Prep no longer an option to replace low-performing Amesse Elementary
A STRIVE Prep charter school and a district-sponsored applicant modeled on McGlone Elementary will vie for the restart.
May 15, 2017
As Indianapolis leaders choose which high schools to close, some campuses are in more danger than others.
The district has outlined an expansive list of criteria to determine the fate of its high schools.
May 4, 2017
In a district full of empty classrooms and darkened hallways, can Detroit find a way to keep its schools open?
A Chalkbeat analysis comparing school capacity to student enrollment found that 43 of the 103 school buildings in the main Detroit district and in the state-run Education Achievement Authority are at least half empty. Only a handful are full.
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May 1, 2017
Tennessee’s turnaround district is about to return a school to its local district — but it’s just a building
Shelby County Schools will be figuring out what to do with a mostly empty building, not a revitalized school, when Klondike Elementary returns to its fold this summer.
April 28, 2017
To protect 24 schools from closure, the Detroit school board made a deal with the state. This is what it says, and doesn’t say
Exactly what changes are in store for affected schools is not yet clear.
April 27, 2017
Closing Indianapolis high schools? Parents and alumni plead ‘slow down’
About 150 people packed into a room at the Glendale Library to discuss a proposal to close three high schools in the district.
April 26, 2017
Three Detroit-area charter schools are set to close in June, but not all parents know
The schools set to close include Woodward Academy, Starr Detroit Academy, and the Academy of International Studies in Hamtramck.
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