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Indianapolis mayor's race
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 30, 2015
Education on back burner as Indianapolis mayor's race sprints to the finish
Joe Hogsett and Chuck Brewer only touched lightly on education in a final debate on WTLC ahead of Tuesday's election.
August 28, 2015
Hogsett hopes cheap, or free, homes would bring teachers to the city
Would a free house persuade a college graduate or young teacher to agree to live and teach in Indianapolis for four years?
June 18, 2015
Appointing IPS board members on Brewer's agenda for mayoral campaign
Indianapolis Republican mayoral candidate Chuck Brewer thinks the city should be more involved in education — so much so that he proposed adding two mayoral appointees to the…
April 29, 2015
IPS defends spending on Phalen innovation school against criticism
Is Indianapolis Public Schools handing over its lowest-performing school to a charter operator on a "silver platter?"
January 12, 2015
Ferebee: Low expectations are a stubborn obstacle for IPS
A surprising number of Ferebee's biggest changes so far have connected to that theme of higher expectations — for the administration, for teachers, for students and even for the wider Indianapolis community. But those expectations work both ways. Halfway through his second year leading IPS, questions remain about how well matched Ferebee's ambitions for IPS are to those of a newly-elected, reform-minded school board. He also knows he has work to do to involve parents and grow grassroots level support for his approach.
December 19, 2014
Mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett on education in his own words
Chalkbeat recently interviewed Democratic mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett about his views on education in the city. Read more about the interview here and reaction here. Read what he had to say about the mayor's proper role in education, Indianapolis Public Schools, charter schools, private school vouchers and more.
December 19, 2014
The Mind Trust unveils $5,000 incentive for nominating future school leaders
Do you know someone with a good idea who’d love to turn around a troubled school in Indianapolis? Nominating them for a school leadership fellowship could net…
December 15, 2014
Advocates of all stripes wonder: How would Hogsett approach education?
Advocates on both sides of the political fence say they are optimistic about Joe Hogsett, who has emerged in the last month as a leading contender for mayor in 2016. But they also admit that they really don’t know much about what he thinks about charter schools, the structure of the Indianapolis Public School Board, and other issues that the next mayor is likely to confront.
December 10, 2014
Joe Hogsett looks to forge his own path on education
Former U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett, who at least for the moment looks like the front runner to become mayor of Indianapolis in 2016, has made…
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