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…]

(Almost) For Sale

October 27, 2017 0

by Thomas P. Healy Two historic Midtown schools were affected by the City of Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners’ September 18 vote to “reinvent” Indianapolis public high schools. [PDF] Beginning with the 2018–19 school year, […more…]

Broad Ripple High School Facing Closure

August 17, 2017 0

by Jim Grim The Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners is scheduled to vote September 18 on a plan to move Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) to an “all-choice model” for the district’s high schools. The school […more…]

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