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July 6, 2016
Reading scores jump at some Indianapolis Public Schools, while others flounder
Several of the district’s most struggling schools actually saw their scores fall.
January 6, 2016
ISTEP pass rates are below 10 percent at six IPS schools
But there are bright spots in the district, which has the top performing school in the state and one of the only schools to improve.
August 17, 2015
Top 10 IPS schools for passing ISTEP in 2014 were all magnet schools
The top 10 IPS schools for passing ISTEP have one thing in common — all of them were magnet schools in 2014. Seven of the 10 also are located North of downtown.
June 27, 2014
Three $100,000 fellowship winners named
A charter school developer, an intelligence analyst and an Indianapolis Public Schools principal each get $100,000 and a year off to work on ideas for improving IPS schools.
Teaching & Classroom
June 23, 2014
TeachPlus names 30 new fellows to study teaching policy
The Indianapolis chapter of TeachPlus, a national organization that aims to get teachers involved in education policy making, has named 30 new “teaching policy fellows.”…
April 23, 2014
Ferebee asks: Where do middle school kids belong?
Since his arrival in Indianapolis seven months ago, IPS Superintendent Lewis Ferebee has expressed some concerns about the grade configuration and set up of the district's middle and high schools. He spoke about that in an interview with Chalkbeat's Bureau Chief Scott Elliott Monday night at the downtown public library sponsored by WFYI.
April 3, 2014
Academic performance of all IPS schools: Find it here
For parents, students, teachers and others who want to be able to look up just how their schools are performing, and how they've been judged by the state, in one place here is the complete list of all IPS schools.
March 26, 2014
Looking at what makes IPS's 10 A schools achieve
The group of A-rated IPS schools defies some expectations. For example, while most of them are magnet schools, not all of them are, as is sometimes assumed. In fact, three are neighborhood schools. Some have demographic advantages. But others are very much like the average IPS school, except that students do much better on tests.
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