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Fort Wayne Board Asks Lawmakers To Stop Diverting Funds From Public Schools

A picture of Pope Benedict XVI hangs in the hallway of St. Thomas Aquinas School in Indianapolis.

State lawmakers will vote Wednesday on a proposal to expand the state’s voucher program. The Indiana House already approved broadening eligiblity requirements and increasing the per student Choice Scholarship amount from $4,500 to $5,500 over two years. Opponents of school vouchers plan to rally at the statehouse Tuesday, but Monday night the Fort Wayne Community School […]

With 'New Vision' On Board, IPS Schools Chief Eugene White Opts To Retire

Indianapolis Public Schools superintendent Eugene White prepares for Tuesday night's school board meeting, at which he later announced his retirement.

Acknowledging the newly-elected Indianapolis school board’s desire for a change in direction, the head of Indiana’s second-largest school district announced his retirement Tuesday night. Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Eugene White will step down on April 5 after more than seven years at the district. White presided over IPS during a period when test scores generally […]

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