CHARTER SCHOOLS: During a panel event in Denver, charter school advocate David Osborne praised Indianapolis’ innovation schools and mayor-sponsored charter model. Read more from Chalkbeat.
INTERNET ACCESS: A new partnership announced this week should help the state get school districts up to speed when it comes to internet access — at little to no cost to schools themselves. Read more in Chalkbeat, State House File, WFYI, and the IndyStar.
LEADERSHIP: A veteran principal who restarted an Indianapolis Public Schools campus as an innovation school has some advice for other principals: Keep teaching.
SCHOOL SAFETY: Indianapolis Public Schools is increasing security at Arsenal Tech High School following multiple fights at the school, RTV6 reports. Separately, a loaded gun was found in the locker of a student at Arlington High School during a routine search.
PUBLIC MEETINGS: A Gary lawyer is asking the courts to order more public meetings about what the state-appointed emergency manager is doing to improve the district, reports NWI.