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August 10, 2016
The robots are coming! Hundreds of Indiana elementary schools get funds to teach science and math through robotics
A $290,000 donation will be shared by 400 Indiana elementary school to establish robotics programs for fourth and fifth graders.
June 20, 2016
Charter schools see explosive growth in Indiana, doubling in five years
Charter growth in Indianapolis has accelerated enrollment losses by Indianapolis Public Schools — which is down more than 10,000 students in the last decade.
February 15, 2016
Tindley's woes, and CEO's departure, raise tough questions for charter schools
Marcus Robinson departs as the high profile charter school network looks to work its way out of fiancial trouble.
February 1, 2016
Ahmed Young wants to help push the city's education efforts in a new direction
Hogsett's new education director has been a teacher and lawyer specializing in education.
January 18, 2016
The basics of Lewis Ferebee: An IPS superintendent pushing hard for change
In some ways, the he has defied expectations after a career working in traditional school systems.
January 6, 2016
Hogsett says he'll rely on school district leaders for education advice
The new mayor calls in superintendents for a meeting during his first week in office.
November 24, 2015
Newly approved Indianapolis charter school would dump grade levels for 'milestones'
A groundbreaking Ohio high school that has junked the concept of grade levels is the model for one of two newly approved Indiana charter school proposals.
November 18, 2015
Indianapolis has solidified itself as one of the top U.S. charter school cities
The number of charter school students has nearly doubled since the city first appeared in the national rankings.
November 4, 2015
Questions remain about Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett's education plans
The question about Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett, who cruised to an easy defeat of Chuck Brewer, is pretty simple: what kind of Democrat will he be?
October 6, 2015
In one month, mayoral race could take education in a new direction
The 2015 mayoral election, coming fast just a month from today, is a departure after 12 years in that neither candidate is a slam-dunk to continue on the same path.
September 16, 2015
IPS will free up schools next year with the Mind Trust's help
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee want to give out money in Indianapolis Public Schools based on student needs and let each principal have wide freedom to make decisions.
August 25, 2015
IPS board gives blessing to house Global Prep charter school
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee got the go-ahead from the school board to negotiate a deal with charter school developer Mariama Carson to put the school in an IPS building.
August 10, 2015
Hannon resigns IPS board to take a Mind Trust fellowship
Caitlin Hannon, a former Indianapolis Public Schools teacher who joined the school board in an effort to push for change in the district, has stepped down, but she hopes to return to a key role in education in the city soon.
July 29, 2015
Studying new preschool programs could bolster success evidence but cost is a barrier
Indianapolis has a chance to do a rare gold standard study of preschool effects if someone will pay for it.
June 22, 2015
Indiana has seen a burst of new charter schools since 2011 law
In a significant jump, 86 charter schools could be open this fall, up from just 49 charter schools statewide four years ago,. The gain equates to about 75 percent more schools.
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