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5 hours ago
Are Indianapolis Public Schools and charter schools on the right track? More black voters say yes.
The IndyPolitics poll results also mirror national trends showing racial divides in charter support.
a closer look
23 hours ago
Federal investigators seek student records and spending details at Indiana Virtual School
The subpoena summoned representatives of Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy to testify in front of a grand jury Aug. 6 with requested documents.
near the end
2 days ago
As they ask for more money, two Indiana virtual schools say they are all but closed
Despite painting a picture of schools that are all but shut down, an attorney for Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy asked to keep them open.
2 days ago
Rise & Shine: Indianapolis Public Schools runs afoul of federal funding rules with a healthy snack program
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. ICYMI: The governor appointed a commission…
August 14, 2019
Rise & Shine: An Indianapolis teen was shot while walking to his school bus stop
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. EARLY EDUCATION: Indianapolis ends preschool program,…
August 12, 2019
Rise & Shine: Evansville businesses raise $30K to pay off school lunch debts
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. STABILITY: Charie Gibson was homeless 17…
August 8, 2019
Rise & Shine: IPS starts work on safety upgrades to school buildings
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. FIRST PERSON: I convinced my teachers…
August 5, 2019
Rise & Shine: An IPS family worries their daughter’s short walk to school is too dangerous
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By the numbers
August 2, 2019
Indiana schools still struggle to report bullying. Here’s why it’s so hard to capture.
When surveyed by the state, most districts reported that officials struggled over how to report behavior that didn’t clearly fall under the definition of bullying.
July 29, 2019
Rise & Shine: How thousands of refugee students have brought parts of their cultures to Perry Township schools
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. GETTING THERE: Why IPS wants high…
July 25, 2019
Two Indiana virtual schools face swift closure as they shrug off blame for enrollment scandal
Now, Daleville could issue a final decision in a month that could close both schools at the end of September.
July 23, 2019
Indiana virtual schools’ shoddy communication around its closures could force an earlier shutdown
The Daleville school board will consider Thursday night whether to speed up the closures of the two troubled virtual schools.
open or closed?
July 22, 2019
Open or closed? Parents and students at troubled Indiana virtual schools receive mixed messages
Confusion is swirling over whether two beleaguered online schools, at odds with the state and their oversight agency, are still operating, potentially leaving thousands of…
July 22, 2019
News alert: Former IPS union head pleads guilty to embezzlement
Rhondalyn Cornett, the former head of the Indianapolis Public Schools teachers union, pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling more than $100,000, according to a news…
July 22, 2019
Ex-union chief for Indianapolis Public Schools teachers pleads guilty to embezzlement
Rhondalyn Cornett wrote checks from the union’s bank account and used the union’s debit card for personal expenses and cash withdrawals, the U.S. attorney’s office said.
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