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January 24, 2018
As Indianapolis moves to give principals more freedom, tough choices are on the horizon
The district aims to give principals at all traditional schools more control over instruction, budgets, and staffing by 2020.
July 11, 2017
Admissions changes are diversifying Indianapolis Public Schools most popular magnets. Now, the district may go further.
In a bid to make some schools more accessible for low-income families and children of color, the board changed the admissions rules for magnets last fall.
April 28, 2017
IPS broke its own rules to work with a for-profit charter operator. Now it’s having second thoughts.
The district is responsible for Emma Donnan Elementary School's — so far low — test scores.
January 9, 2017
Three new members join IPS board, Sullivan elected president
The seven-member board swore in three new members and elected Mary Ann Sullivan president.
November 3, 2016
Where all 10 Indianapolis Public Schools board candidates stand on the issues
This is where the candidates stand on some of the biggest issues in the race.
October 24, 2016
Out-of-state money seems to be skipping the IPS board race
All of the incumbents raised more than $15,000 while most of the challengers raised less than $1,000.
October 18, 2016
Inflammatory protester-turned-candidate challenges veteran member for seat on IPS board
Board member Diane Arnold is facing off against protestor Larry Vaughn.
October 6, 2016
IPS board members reject pointed critiques from challengers seeking to unseat them
There’s a lot at stake for Indianapolis as voters go to the polls Nov. 8 to choose who should run the city’s schools so Wednesday’s discussion was a lively one.
September 9, 2016
Stand for Children endorses 1 newcomer and 3 incumbents for the IPS board
Stand campaigned for candidates it endorsed in 2014.
August 4, 2016
Indianapolis Public Schools considers letting high schoolers sleep in
IPS board members are calling for a later start time for high school students.
January 7, 2016
Mary Ann Sullivan, former legislator, poised to become new IPS school board president
Board members meet Friday to pick a leader for 2016.
January 4, 2016
5 bold predictions for the new year for ISTEP, teachers, Pence, Ritz and IPS
Ferebee is in demand, Ritz and Pence have political challenges and ISTEP could die in 2016.
November 5, 2015
IPS principals can now have a shot at $25,000 awards
Indianapolis philanthropists Al and Kathy Hubbard are extending their Life-Changing Teacher Awards this year to principals and giving another $50,000 to the effort.
October 27, 2015
IPS delays move of arts program after call for 30-day waiting period
A board member called for a 30-day waiting period before IPS takes actions to make major changes to schools in the wake of a plan to move an arts magnet program.
August 25, 2015
IPS board gives blessing to house Global Prep charter school
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee got the go-ahead from the school board to negotiate a deal with charter school developer Mariama Carson to put the school in an IPS building.
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