- As more schools offer in-person options, what happens to the students who stay virtual?
- Sep 21, 6:24 AM: But as districts go from fully virtual to hybrid schedules, it's also splitting students into two other groups — those that are in-person part-time and those who are always virtual.
- Operation Education: E-learning at the Empowerment Zone schools
- Sep 17, 7:40 AM: The South Bend Empowerment Zone is working to turn around five struggling schools, and the switch to e-learning in the spring hit them harder than most.
- South Bend charter schools ready for in-person learning
- > Sep 16, 7:37 AM: At the K-5 Success Academy students will learn in-person five days a week. At the 6-12 Career Academy students will spend two days a week in the building. The Success Academy is a firm believer in the face to face
- Operation Education: Assessing virtual charter schools
- Sep 10, 6:17 AM: You wouldn't keep your kid in a school where students perform 35% worse than their peers in a neighboring school. But parents across the country are flocking to virtual charter schools.
- Editorial: Public's education
- Sep 2, 5:29 AM: Indiana faces countless challenges in recovering from the pandemic. Perhaps none is more important than how the state addresses its public schools.
- IPS is trying entirely virtual school for the first time. How is it going?
- > Aug 28, 6:27 AM: There are technological challenges to be expected that the district is still working through and schools are still tracking down a “substantial number” of students who had not shown up to digital school 9 days into the
- IPS Students May Face Software 'Glitch' On First Day Of Remote Learning
- Aug 17, 4:18 AM: Students at Indianapolis Public Schools begin the 2020-21 academic year today with virtual-only classes and face a "potential technical glitch.
- Gov. Holcomb proposes 'solution' for school funding amid the pandemic
- > Aug 13, 7:00 AM: Holcomb is asking the Indiana State Board of Education to delay the fall count of student enrollment — the day on which schools count all their students in attendance, and must designate them as in-person or virtual —
- Online school sees exponential growth in enrollment during pandemic
- > Aug 6, 7:05 AM: No surprise that more parents are enrolling their kids in classes online, whether through the local public school, or an online school. Indiana Connections Academy has taught students online for a decade. Enrollment
- Gary won’t share referendum money with charters
- Jul 22, 6:54 AM: If voters approve the Gary Community School Corp.‘s proposed $52 million, eight-year operating referendum in November, the money won’t be shared with the city’s nine charter schools.
- Purdue Polytechnic High School dedicates new downtown Indianapolis school building
- > Jul 21, 6:48 AM: Enrollment at the school is aimed toward low-income and minority students and currently sits around 540 students, Bless said. Instead of traditional classes, students act independently and work in a project-based learning
- Indianapolis Public Schools pushing back the start of school two weeks due to coronavirus
- > Jul 20, 6:14 AM: The state's largest school district was supposed to start the year — with in-person and virtual options for instruction — on Aug. 3. At a board retreat Saturday, commissioners voted to push back the restart of the school
- Gov. Holcomb leaves Indiana school reopening decisions to local districts
- Jul 16, 6:03 AM: The decision for schools to reopen for the 2020-2021 school year is up to local districts, Gov. Eric Holcomb said during a press conference Wednesday.
- These new Indianapolis charter schools didn’t plan on a pandemic. They’re opening anyway.
- > Jul 10, 6:24 AM: School leaders at Believe Circle City High School, a charter school opening soon in Indianapolis, had originally planned for students to spend Friday afternoons outside the classroom. They’d volunteer, visit colleges, and
- Letter: Online school gave me better opportunity
- > Jul 9, 6:07 AM: While many were thrown into online learning due to the pandemic, I was ahead of the curve. I enrolled at the Insight School of Indiana to get opportunities I wouldn’t have had otherwise. Coming from a small town in
- State test scores will no longer be required when evaluating Indiana teachers
- > Jul 7, 6:14 AM: Indiana schools are no longer required by law to use state test scores when annually evaluating teacher performances. The new law, House Enrolled Act 1002, went into effect July 1 and marks a significant departure from
- Indiana's Private School Vouchers Program Costs $173M, Enrollment Stays Flat
- Jul 2, 5:58 AM: The overall growth of Hoosier students using publicly-funded vouchers to attend a private school remains relatively flat as the cost increases, according to a just released report.
- Indianapolis Public Schools propose strategy to address racial disparities
- Jun 26, 7:31 AM: A new strategy to address racial inequities for Indianapolis Public Schools' Black students and parents has been proposed to the school's board.
- Indianapolis charter schools announce reopening
- Jun 26, 7:22 AM: Leaders of Marion County charter schools announced in a letter to families Thursday that classrooms will reopen at their scheduled date.
- If schools close again, a new grant will help them be better prepared for online learning
- > Jun 23, 7:40 AM: As schools prepare to reopen classrooms in the fall, many are planning for continued online learning – in the event that some students aren’t ready to return to in-person instruction or if the coronavirus pandemic forces
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