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May 15, 2017
As Indianapolis leaders choose which high schools to close, some campuses are in more danger than others.
The district has outlined an expansive list of criteria to determine the fate of its high schools.
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June 9, 2016
After years of failure, Indianapolis Public Schools considers drastic change for far Eastside school
It has been four years since Indianapolis Public Schools officials warded off a state takeover at John Marshall High School by promising big results from…
April 4, 2016
Low state ISTEP test scores landed these 10 Indianapolis Public Schools at the bottom
More than half of the schools among the bottom 10 for IPS on ISTEP were combined high schools.
August 19, 2015
Would fewer IPS high schools lead to more advanced courses?
As part of a plan to push for more students to take AP courses, school board members Tuesday discussed the idea of fewer high schools with more students in the future.
March 13, 2015
Consultant: Broad Ripple, John Marshall need better discipline
Teachers at Broad Ripple and John Marshall high schools are struggling to control student behavior, a consultant assigned by the state to help raise test scores…
March 12, 2015
IPS to manage Arlington, but it will remain in state takeover
The Indiana State Board of Education today unanimously voted to let Indianapolis Public Schools manage Arlington High School, but the school will remain in state takeover
February 4, 2015
Is Arlington High School actually coming out of state takeover?
The confusion reveals an underlying question policymakers are grappling with when it comes to the state's controversial takeover process: Is the state prepared to let go of its takeover schools?
January 15, 2015
Community responds: Plan to merge Arlington, John Marshall raises concerns
The Indianapolis Public School Board pitched an idea in September to merge Arlington and John Marshall high schools, but at a public feedback meeting Wednesday, several speakers said they were against the idea.
December 3, 2014
IPS regains control of Arlington High School
For the first time since Indiana began taking over failing schools, a school district got one of the schools back. The Indiana State Board of Education unanimously voted today to put Indianapolis Public Schools back in charge of Arlington High School, which was one of the the first five schools to face state takeover in 2012.
November 5, 2014
State Board approves new lead partner, but IPS uncertain about next steps
The Indiana State Board of Education voted to approve a new lead partner for Indianapolis Public Schools' John Marshall and Broad Ripple high schools today, after a month's delay.
October 14, 2014
State poised to pick Denver company to help John Marshall, Broad Ripple high schools
The state has selected yet another partner for the district’s struggling schools. The Department of Education proposes that John Marshall and Broad Ripple high schools partner with Marzano Research Laboratories in a program designed to help the schools avoid state takeover.
October 9, 2014
Merging with John Marshall is IPS' top choice for Arlington's future
If it was up to Indianapolis Public Schools, the district would opt to merge John Marshall and Arlington high schools for the 2015-16 school year.
September 2, 2014
Merger talks surprised John Marshall High School community
The notion of closing Marshall came out of the blue for Bostic and many in the community Thursday. It was one of several options Superintendent Lewis Ferebee offered at a school board retreat for how to deal with a totally separate problem: repatriating Arlington High School back into IPS.
August 28, 2014
Closing John Marshall, absorbing students into Arlington may be IPS' next move
Superintendent Lewis Ferebee and school board members have faced a decision about how to move forward with Arlington ever since its new state-assigned operator, Tindley Schools, shocked state officials and the district this summer when it threatened to pull out of running the school early because of financial troubles.
August 12, 2014
Most troubled IPS schools see some ISTEP gains
There were some encouraging signs for Indianapolis Public Schools’ most troubled schools in the latest state ISTEP scores, but school officials said the original group of 11 “priority” schools singled out for extra attention still have a long way to go.
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