- What to know about the proposed public charter school in Carmel
A proposed public charter school in Carmel, the potential first K-8 charter school in Hamilton County, has been met with support and pushback from community members and stakeholders.
Sep 23, 7:24 AM:
- KIPP Indy’s first graduation will mark historic moment for neighborhood
KIPP Indy’s Class of 2023 will be the first to graduate from the school, which is in Indianapolis’ Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood, a historically working-class Black area of the city.
Sep 22, 9:03 AM:
- See how Northwest Indiana students did on third-grade reading assessment
Most third-grade students attending schools in Northwest Indiana last year were reading at about the same level, or better, than their peers across the Hoosier State.
The results from the 2021-22 Indiana Reading Evaluation and >
Aug 12, 9:19 AM:
- Indianapolis district, charter schools compared in test score study
The study compares the academic growth of Indianapolis students at three types of public schools: charter schools; traditional schools controlled by the Indianapolis Public Schools district; and innovation schools that operate >
Aug 9, 8:54 AM:
- New academic year brings growth for Indianapolis charter school
The first day of school for Indianapolis Public Schools brought new life to the building, which has not hosted students since the district closed the school after the 2017-18 school year.
Aug 3, 7:52 AM:
- In new school year, some Indianapolis charter schools grow
Since opening its first Englewood campus in 2017, Purdue Polytechnic has grown from just 140 freshmen to over 600 students on that campus alone, Executive Director Scott Bess said. The north campus at Broad Ripple High School, >
Aug 2, 10:25 AM:
- The Benefits of Charter Schools
Charter schools are completely unique in their approach to education, and they are significantly more beneficial to children than public or private schools.
Jul 28, 9:53 AM:
- Operation Education: What schools are families choosing?
- > Jul 19, 8:16 AM: Families can choose to send their children to public schools or charter schools of their choice. Parents can also chose most private schools in the state and many are eligible to receive financial help through the Indiana Choice
- Northwest Indiana schools get funding to help develop career pathways
Some local schools are getting funding to help connect students with high-wage, high-demand careers. The Indiana Department of Education has announced more than $57 million in Explore, Engage and Experience (3E) grants.
Jul 5, 8:35 AM:
- New era for school choice in Indiana begins Monday
- > Jun 27, 7:59 AM: The Indiana Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program offers maximum flexibility to families who choose to opt out of traditional schooling in favor of funding their own appropriate education programs and services for their
- Students Can’t Afford Ignoring Charter School Progress (Opinion)
- > Jun 21, 9:14 AM: Proposed updates to the Charter School Program that could severely limit the growth of high-quality charter schools go against a growing body of research that proves charter schools are leading students to superior academic
- How Bus Driver Shortages & Soaring Costs Spurred Innovations in Getting Indianapolis Students to Class
- > Mar 30, 9:37 AM: While driver shortages and rising costs for buses and repairs are issues for schools nationwide, in Indianapolis, these challenges have spurred innovations for both the school district and a nonprofit that supports the charter and
- Lawmakers tweak teacher union law in an attempt to skirt likely free speech violation
- Mar 29, 9:35 AM: Indiana lawmakers are continuing an effort to change how teachers pay union dues through paycheck deductions with a new law. It tweaks previous legislation that a federal judge said likely violated the constitution.
- Editorial: How a vague, overly broad state law can hurt South Bend schools
- Mar 28, 8:30 AM: The efforts by a charter school to stop the planned move of the South Bend school district into different office space — taking advantage of a controversial law — could set a precedent in Indiana.
- South Bend charter school may block relocation of district offices under state unused buildings law
- Mar 28, 8:22 AM: In January, the South Bend Community School Corporation announced it wanted to sell its downtown headquarters to the city of South Bend and move into the Brown Community Learning Center on the city’s northwest side.
- IPS to spend $15 million on retention bonuses, more flexibility for teachers
- Mar 28, 6:36 AM: Indianapolis Public Schools will spend $14 million in federal emergency funds on cash bonuses to reward staff who stay with the district, officials announced this week.
- ‘Everything is on the table’ as IPS addresses enrollment decline and too many schools
- Mar 23, 5:53 AM: Indianapolis Public Schools has too few students for the number of buildings in the district. A dozen of those facilities in use are in poor or worse condition, district leaders say.
- School on Wheels offers tutors with special focus on kids experiencing homelessness
- Mar 23, 5:47 AM: School on Wheels comes to schools where there are students experiencing homelessness. They hold 45-minute sessions with the student to offer individualized tutoring.
- ‘Everything on the table’ as IPS addresses enrollment decline and too many schools
- > Mar 22, 8:16 AM: Nearly $500 million in improvements, repairs and other deferred maintenance is needed to fix these and other school buildings, according to a recent analysis the district commissioned. The analysis also found the district has the
- 21st Century Charter School students earn associate degrees in high school
- Mar 16, 9:14 AM: Students at 21st Century Charter School in Gary are getting their associate’s degrees while in high school, with some even going beyond and earning credits toward a bachelor's degree.