Monumental Effort Gets Kids Moving

August 11, 2019 0

by Jim Grim When former Shortridge High School athletics director Kathy Langdon ran the Monumental Marathon for the first time seven years ago, she saw a great opportunity for students. Little did she know then […more…]

School 43 in Transition (Again)

April 10, 2019 0

by Jim Grim What began as another leadership vacancy at a school in the heart of Midtown reflects a deeper crisis, according to close stakeholders. It’s déjà vu for parents, educators, and community supporters of […more…]

Seismic Shift at Shortridge

October 18, 2018 0

by Cheryl Reed The American Civil War was still raging and President Abraham Lincoln was seeking his second term in 1864 when the Indianapolis High School opened in a former elementary school building downtown. The […more…]

One Indy Program Improves IPS Culture

August 27, 2018 0

by Chris Bavender An initiative by the Peace Learning Center is helping IPS schools move from punitive to restorative discipline practices. Billed as a holistic program, One Indy was started four years ago and has […more…]

Rebirth at School 55

July 13, 2018 0

by Cheryl Reed In some ways, the evolution of IPS Eliza A. Blaker School 55—from its start 60 years ago as a traditional elementary school to one of the district’s most sought-after magnet schools this […more…]

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