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Crispus Attucks High School
A new day?
February 13, 2019
IPS overhauled high schools. Now, the state is giving them a fresh start on A-F
The decision is the latest reprieve Indianapolis Public Schools has gotten from state accountability.
January 22, 2018
These 29 Indianapolis administrators could lose their jobs
This is just the latest sign of the upheaval caused by the high school closings.
November 21, 2017
IPS students have made their high school choices. Here’s where they want to go.
Students’ choices this year could have far-reaching implications for the configuration of the district for years to come.
October 30, 2017
Thousands of Indianapolis high schoolers are applying for school as district goes all magnet
The district is pushing teens to choose their campus based on academic focus rather than neighborhood.
July 31, 2017
High fives and storytime welcome students back at two Indianapolis Public Schools
The crowd shouted encouragement to the students – “4.0! 4.0 this year!” one man chanted.
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.
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.
Then and now
July 18, 2016
Separate but excellent: History of Crispus Attucks High School to come to life for kids
Crispus Attucks was the first all black high school in Indianapolis.
May 18, 2016
Which schools get the most money? Indianapolis Public Schools analysis reveals how schools compare
District leaders are aiming to switch to a more transparent and equitable funding model.
April 4, 2016
Low state ISTEP test scores landed these 10 Indianapolis Public Schools at the bottom
More than half of the schools among the bottom 10 for IPS on ISTEP were combined high schools.
February 16, 2016
Teacher, parents tell the IPS school board to skip a raise for Ferebee
The IPS Board is considering extending Ferebee's contract to 2019 and raising his potential pay to more than $287,000 per year.
September 16, 2015
Indiana high school senior to U.S. Secretary of Education: Help me get to college
Ben Davis University High School Senior Rosa Ramos Ochoa was sure she earned a 21st Century scholarship. And she had a Social Security number. But she was still left out.
August 25, 2015
Teach For America newcomers try to forge bonds, fill gaps
Like many who are placed in classrooms across the country by Teach For America, Morgan Cooksey was a standout college student, but her only teacher training was during a five-week institute.
August 19, 2015
Would fewer IPS high schools lead to more advanced courses?
As part of a plan to push for more students to take AP courses, school board members Tuesday discussed the idea of fewer high schools with more students in the future.
August 17, 2015
Top 10 IPS schools for passing ISTEP in 2014 were all magnet schools
The top 10 IPS schools for passing ISTEP have one thing in common — all of them were magnet schools in 2014. Seven of the 10 also are located North of downtown.
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