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January 24, 2014


Plan For IPS, Charter Collaboration Draws Union Backlash

IPS is supporting a plan that could bring some charters under the district's umbrella. But the ISTA says it's too similar to the state's takeover plan.

January 10, 2014


Schools Expected To Open Monday

Some schools in Indiana have been closed or delayed all week because of unusually low temperatures and heavy snowfall.

June 21, 2013


Head Of Testing Company Testifies Today About ISTEP Glitches

The head of the company that administers Indiana’s online ISTEP exams will face questions from state lawmakers today about glitches that halted testing.

March 7, 2013


Interim IPS Chief Is Happy To Stay Interim

But Dr. Peggy Hinckley hopes to be more than just a placeholder for the next occupant of the central office.

December 21, 2012


Judge Rules State Must Repay IPS $6 Million

A judge this week decided the state should have looked at this year’s enrollment, rather than last's, when distributing funding to the schools

August 18, 2012


Indianapolis School Bus Drivers Do Not Show Up For Work

Indianapolis school bus drivers called in sick because they were frustrated over changes to employment benefits, according to Durham School Services.

June 5, 2012


IPS Will Challenge State Funding Figures In Takeover Fight

Indianapolis Public Schools officials will appeal a State Board of Education decision the district says erroneously awards too much money to takeover schools.

April 5, 2012


State Accuses IPS Of Disrupting School Takeovers

The state says IPS has created a series of obstacles, from not turning over student records to removing computer monitors and food-service equipment.

January 9, 2012


Education Bill Pushes Fewer School Days, Cursive Mandate

The bill would also restore single-class basketball in Indiana.

September 27, 2011


Bennett Wants Shorter Window Of Failure For School Takeover

Bennett wants the failure window shrunk from six years to four.

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