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March 14, 2013

 

Henry Jordan, a dean at George Washington Community High School, knocks on the door of a home on Indianapolis' Near Eastside in July 2012. Jordan, an Indianapolis Public Schools employee, was part of a team canvassing the city looking to encourage IPS dropouts to re-enroll.

Are Poverty At Home & Low Test Scores In School Related?

A study finds the areas of Indianapolis in need of better schools are not necessarily the poorest, but district officials are skeptical.

March 11, 2013

 

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Statehouse Rally Calls For More Education Policy Changes

Democrats say Republicans need to stay true to their pledge and slow down on passing more sweeping education changes.

December 19, 2012

 

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Stanford Study: Indiana Charters Outperform Public Schools

The study found learning increases at charters at an equivalent of two additional months of learning over the course of the year.

December 18, 2012

 

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Indianapolis City-County Council Approves Charter Schools

Pending Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard‘s approval, there will soon be three new charter schools in the city despite concerns from several council members.

December 14, 2012

 

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Indianapolis Mayor Wants More Charter Schools

Mayor Greg Ballard says more children in Indianapolis need access to high quality education.

December 13, 2012

 

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Indianapolis Council To Vote On Three New Charter Schools

The Community Affairs Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the proposal. It now goes to the ciity-county council.

August 1, 2012

 

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Federal Judge Rules For Ballard In Project School Closure

Parents of more than 200 students will now have to find alternative schooling.

July 19, 2012

 

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Indy Project School Parents Oppose Decision To Close School

Less than a third of students at the Indianapolis Project School passed ISTEP tests -- well below the state average of 71 percent.

June 6, 2012

 

State Denies Takeover Operator’s Request For Younger Pupils

The Board of Education says adding fourth-through-sixth graders would in essence extend the state takeover to schools which haven‘t been classified as failing.

February 15, 2012

 

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Voucher And Charter School Advocates Hold Statehouse Rally

Private and charter school advocates organized a rally for students at the Indiana statehouse Wednesday.

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