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Indianapolis Public School Board
December 7, 2018
Indianapolis Public Schools picks Aleesia Johnson as interim superintendent
Johnson will be the first African-American woman to lead the district.
July 28, 2017
Indianapolis Public Schools leaders stripped a traditional public school of its teachers union — and few saw it coming
IPS leaders used a little-known provision of state law to remove the union as part of a plan to improve Marshall approved by the Indiana State Board of Education.
February 22, 2017
Indianapolis Public Schools board votes tomorrow on a resolution to support undocumented students. We annotated it.
The board will vote Thursday on a resolution to show support for undocumented students.
December 8, 2016
Two IPS parents, one ousted member vie for open seat on school board
Just 30 days after voters chose four members of the Indianapolis Public Schools board, a fifth seat is up for grabs.
November 10, 2016
Can community groups claim a win in defeat of well-financed candidate for IPS board?
In a stunning upset, former IPS board president Elizabeth Gore ousted incumbent Sam Odle.
November 7, 2016
Exclusive: Hours before election, sudden resignation creates more uncertainty on IPS board
LaNier Echols confirmed today that she plans to resign in the near future.
November 3, 2016
Where all 10 Indianapolis Public Schools board candidates stand on the issues
This is where the candidates stand on some of the biggest issues in the race.
October 6, 2016
IPS board members reject pointed critiques from challengers seeking to unseat them
There’s a lot at stake for Indianapolis as voters go to the polls Nov. 8 to choose who should run the city’s schools so Wednesday’s discussion was a lively one.
October 5, 2016
Can’t make our forum with IPS school board candidates? Watch it live instead
For those who can't make it out to the library, WFYI is streaming the event live.
October 3, 2016
Candidates for IPS school board will answer questions at forum today
All 10 candidates will come together for a forum hosted by Chalkbeat and partners WFYI, the Indianapolis Recorder and the Indianapolis Public Library.
August 23, 2016
Innovation schools ignite heated debate among school board candidates
The NAACP and Concerned Clergy of Indianapolis are hosting a series of candidate forums.
April 20, 2016
Indianapolis Public Schools plans school for kids new to the country
The school would serve students in their first year in the country who are in the early stage of learning English.
March 4, 2016
IPS revises estimate: enrollment to hold steady
The district initially expected enrollment to drop by 968 students.
February 25, 2016
Ferebee gets a raise, contract extension despite complaints
The new contract increases Ferebee's potential pay to $287,000 a year and extends his contract until 2019.
February 16, 2016
Teacher, parents tell the IPS school board to skip a raise for Ferebee
The IPS Board is considering extending Ferebee's contract to 2019 and raising his potential pay to more than $287,000 per year.
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