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IPS Makes Play For Manual High School, As State Board Paves Way
Dec 5, 6:56 AM: Indianapolis Public Schools teamed up with a local and powerful charter operator in a last-minute attempt to save one of its former high schools under state takeover from becoming a charter school managed by an >
This Indy charter school has urban farm, rooftop garden, more
Dec 4, 8:13 AM: Paramount charter schools are outperforming many suburban schools. Here are some of the ways they teach.
Davich: Porter County’s only K-8 charter public school offers alternative to traditional ‘factory mindset’
Dec 4, 8:11 AM: Unlike most schools, recess here comes before lunch, allowing kids to blow off steam before filling their belly, settling down and returning to class in a calmer mood. This is one of many notable differences between >
Gary leads state in students lost to charter, private schools
Dec 2, 8:22 AM: The Department of Education’s annual transfer report showed just 36.4% or 4,352 of 11,952 students in the Gary district attend its schools.
Student transfers costing districts millions
Dec 2, 7:26 AM: Student transfers are costing two of Elkhart County’s largest school districts millions in state funding. Elkhart Community Schools lost $10,232,882 while Goshen Community Schools is seeing a loss of $2,296,272 due to >
Commentary: Don’t demonize those who back school choice
Dec 2, 6:13 AM: Thousands of Indiana teachers recently came to the Statehouse to ask legislators for more pay, less high-stakes testing and a review of accountability measures that, among other things, tie educator salaries to school >
Uncharted: State's fascination with privatization leaves taxpayers vulnerable
Nov 27, 6:50 AM: On Monday, an Indiana deputy attorney general asked a judge to dismiss West Lafayette schools' challenge of a law allowing charter schools to claim unused public school buildings for $1. The judge agreed and ordered the >
Charter Group Intends To Buy Or Lease Donnan, Howe And Manual School Buildings With '$1 Law'
Nov 27, 6:46 AM: The organization seeking charters for three Indianapolis schools on track to exit state takeover wants to use a state law to buy or annually lease the buildings for $1 each, according to its spokesperson.
Students on the move
Nov 26, 6:49 AM: While the vast majority of students in southern Indiana schools go to the district where they live, there are an increasing number that appear to be on the move, attending nearby schools for a number of reasons. >
Does charter school want West Lafayette’s Happy Hollow for $1? Judge wants to know before ruling
Nov 26, 6:08 AM: A Tippecanoe County judge on Monday ordered West Lafayette schools to tell the state Department of Education that Happy Hollow Elementary is no longer being used for classroom, saying he wouldn’t rule on the district’s >
Teachers' rally exceeds expectations
Nov 25, 7:12 AM: The Red for Ed Action Day rally drew thousands of educators from across Indiana, blanketing space inside and outside the state Capitol for one of the largest demonstrations ever held there. Organizers said 20,000 people >
Editorial: Teachers’ rally lets legislators know they are serious about need for higher pay
Nov 22, 9:04 AM: The turnout of public school teachers and others at the Statehouse Tuesday for “Red for Ed Day” was an impressive show of support — perhaps 20,000 strong — for issues that educators and parents are all concerned about: >
Indy's Hope Academy granted new charter
Nov 22, 7:56 AM: The Indianapolis Charter School Board voted Thursday to approve the charter for Hope Academy.
Thousands of teachers pack Indiana Statehouse for protest
Nov 20, 7:11 AM: Several thousand teachers wearing red surrounded the Indiana Statehouse on Tuesday to call for better pay and more respect from the Republican-dominated state government in a protest that closed more than half of the >
Here's how many people rallied at the Indiana Statehouse for Red for Ed Action Day
Nov 20, 6:58 AM: More than half of the school districts in the state closed their doors Tuesday for Red for Ed, with some converting the day into either an e-learning day or an employee workday. And teachers attended from all ends of the >
Indiana Teachers to Pack Statehouse to Demand Higher Pay; Many Classes Canceled
Nov 19, 8:42 AM: Thousands of teachers in Indiana are planning to pack the state Capitol on Tuesday to voice their frustration over low salaries and evaluation policies, forcing half the state's school districts to cancel classes for the >
Thousands expected for Red for Ed Action Day at the Statehouse. Here’s why they're marching.
Nov 18, 8:47 AM: Half of Indiana’s public school students will be out of classrooms Tuesday while thousands of teachers from across the state rally at the Statehouse to demand better pay.
Editorial: Teachers' rally plans disruptive, necessary
Nov 18, 6:30 AM: Tuesday is not the best day for any teacher to travel to the Statehouse for a protest rally and march. It's a school day, which means some teachers must use a personal day and miss out on a mid-semester instructional day. >
Why some Indiana school districts aren't closing for Red for Ed Action Day
Nov 15, 9:20 AM: While more than 100 school districts are closing their buildings on Tuesday for Red for Ed Action Day, roughly 170 more districts across the state will stay open.
Rural area residents, schools work to overcome lack of internet
Nov 14, 8:31 AM: The need for faster internet and broadband in rural southwest Indiana areas is a burden faced by some every day.



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