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George Washington 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.
February 23, 2018
Students at Denver’s George Washington High say their voices were unheard in principal selection
“Why should we even try to talk to the district if they’re not going to listen to what we’re going to say?”
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.
November 17, 2017
Indianapolis needs tech workers. IPS hopes that George Washington will help fill that gap.
The IT program is one of three academies that will open in George Washington next year.
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 10, 2017
Indianapolis Public Schools leaders want to close high schools. But first, they need permission from the state.
Five schools that would be affected by the district’s high school closing and reconfiguration plan are under state oversight.
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.
March 9, 2016
George Washington High student shares views on tolerance, inclusion and wearing a head scarf
Haneen Badri, a senior at George Washington High School, talks with Chalkbeat about intolerance at school and efforts at George to create an atmosphere of inclusiveness.
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.
July 20, 2015
A third of George Washington High School's teachers won't return
Twenty of the embattled West side school's 56 teachers won't be returning when school starts back up Aug. 3.
July 16, 2015
$2.2 million from Feds will support IPS’ George Washington High School
Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center is one of George Washington High School’s nearly 70 community partners.
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 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 18, 2015
College Summit leaving Indiana after fundraising, expansion woes
A popular college readiness program is leaving Indianapolis after eight years but hopes to return some day.
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