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January 12, 2018
Indiana’s graduation rate has barely changed in 6 years while most of the nation is on the rise
Since 2011, Indiana's graduation rate has stagnated.
July 7, 2017
KIPP Indy is working to stop kids from disappearing over the summer. It’s a challenge many schools face
Every summer, each teacher in KIPP Indy Public Schools gets a roster, about 20 student names long, to call before the start of the new…
October 13, 2015
Fast-growing religious alternative schools hit a speed bump with IPS
The Crossing is a network of 28 accredited private Christian schools that cater specifically to students who struggled at other schools, were expelled or dropped out.
September 21, 2015
The changing face of Indianapolis reflected by school enrollment data
And with every annual enrollment count, the subtle changes that are reshaping Indianapolis schools become a bit more pronounced.
September 3, 2015
Schools try to understand why the wealthiest Marion County district got the most new poverty aid
Federal poverty aid went up for schools in Franklin Township, the wealthiest school district in Marion County for family income, but went down nearly everywhere else.
May 5, 2015
3 Indianapolis school districts win new money from voters
Five requests for additional tax dollars were easily approved by voters in three Marion County school districts today. Wayne Township, Perry…
September 19, 2014
Teachers tackle new standards but worry about tests
The four-month standards debate didn’t end until Gov. Mike Pence and state Superintendent Glenda Ritz, political foes in most education debates, jointly endorsed new standards and pushed them them through two state boards last April. That left teachers just more than three months to learn the standards, alter their lessons and prepare for big accompanying changes to the state’s ISTEP test that will affect all students in grades 3 to 8.
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