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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 >
Pacers All-Star George Hill opens charter school on Indy’s east side
Jun 16, 6:20 AM: Indiana Pacers All-Star George Hill was in Indianapolis on Monday to celebrate a new charter school he helped start. A dream six years in the making will come true this fall when the Him By Her Collegiate School For the >
From preschools to college campuses in Indiana, schools plan for fall reopening
May 28, 6:33 AM: Many districts are considering some version of remote learning. Hamilton Southeastern Schools is surveying students, parents and teachers about how eLearning has gone to help the district be prepared for future use. >
Viewpoint: Vote no on South Bend referendum to really support public schools
May 15, 7:20 AM: Over the past few school years, on average, South Bend’s high schools are rated as C, its middle schools are rated as F, and its elementary schools rated as D. By any measure, South Bend schools is not preparing the >
Charter school leaders form PAC to oppose South Bend schools referendum
May 6, 7:03 AM: The president of a South Bend charter school group has formed a political action committee to oppose the city school district’s upcoming $220-million referendum, saying he wants to force the district to confront its >
State charter board to require Indianapolis schools to use Enroll Indy
Apr 30, 6:19 AM: The Indiana Charter School Board voted Wednesday to require Indianapolis campuses it oversees to participate in the city’s common enrollment system, Enroll Indy.
Charter For Emma Donnan's New Operator Approved In Fast-Track Process
Apr 29, 6:15 AM: The Indianapolis Charter School Board sped up its approval process Tuesday to allow a new operator to restart Emma Donnan Elementary-Middle School this summer. Instead of holding two meetings on the application from >
Colleges are getting millions to help students in need, but don't know how to spend it.
Apr 23, 7:39 AM: Indiana colleges and universities are set to receive to roughly $200 million from the federal government’s coronavirus relief package – a welcome boost as higher education institutions and their students face unprecedented >
How closed schools impact English learners and how teachers communicate amid coronavirus
Apr 15, 8:41 AM: Teachers of English language learners who spoke to IndyStar said they are concerned about learning loss, but said they won’t know the extent until school buildings reopen, whenever that may be.
Operation Education: Families, teachers impacted by challenging e-learning transition
Apr 14, 6:47 AM: He understands eLearning may be imperfect and frustrating for parents. But he also cited his research on kids who went from being in a classroom to online charter schools in Indiana. It showed negative outcomes for kids. >
Operation Education: Empowerment Zone, teachers union divided over $10K stipend
Apr 9, 7:54 AM: A $10,000 increase in pay-- that's what the South Bend Empowerment Zone wants to give teachers at Coquillard Elementary and Navarre Middle School. But local union representatives say the move brings the schools a step >



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