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Indianapolis Education Association
August 2, 2019
Upstart teachers group abandons plans to challenge the IPS union
The Indianapolis Teachers Society did not file a petition to decertify and replace the union, as the group had previously planned.
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.
February 20, 2019
A competing group moves to decertify and replace the embattled IPS teachers union
The move could eventually trigger an election where teachers vote on whether to keep the existing union, select the new group, or forgo union representation altogether.
January 22, 2019
Rocked by scandal, a weakened Indianapolis Public Schools teachers union faces an uncertain future
Two lifelong union supporters are beginning a campaign to replace the Indianapolis Education Association.
Politics & Policy
January 11, 2018
Who supports Indianapolis Public Schools’ bid for more money? It’s not clear.
The referendums would increase school funding by as much as $936 million over eight years.
June 25, 2015
IPS teachers protest $125K salary for new 'talent officer'
Changes are designed to help the district recruit and retain teachers.
May 28, 2015
Ferebee: IPS teachers can expect a raise next year
Whether it could be part of a bigger overhaul of pay scales and benefits that could offer teachers more pay for different job duties wasn't shared.
January 21, 2015
Ferebee wants IPS teachers to work five more days
Indianapolis Public Schools teachers say Superintendent Lewis Ferebee's plan to improve instruction by adding five training days to the calendar starting next school year will end up costing them.
September 24, 2014
New IPS teachers contract pays bonuses based on performance
The deal for a one-year contract was widely hailed Tuesday night by IPS and the teacher's union as innovative and a step in the right direction when it comes to improving pay for the cash-strapped district's 2,000 teachers.
August 25, 2014
Outside groups gear up for 'pivotal' IPS school board race
The stakes are high for a board that, since 2012, has leaned more in favor of reform ideas like giving schools more autonomy and forging partnerships with charter schools. Two of the more stringent skeptics on the board — Michael Brown and Samantha Adair-White — face opponents who are more in line with the board's majority on those issues.
July 24, 2014
As late resignations flood in, IPS seeks to fill teacher spots
Teacher resignations are indeed higher at IPS this year, but Superintendent Lewis Ferebee said he isn't too worried about it.
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