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…]

Bob Behning: ‘Dollar Law’ Changemaker

July 1, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Indiana Rep. Bob Behning (R-91), a long-time advocate of education reform, authored House Enrolled Act 1641, which modified the state’s “Dollar Law.” Behning took time during a trip to China with […more…]

BRHS: Worth More Than $1

April 14, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy The most recent public meeting to discuss the future of the Broad Ripple High School (BRHS) property followed a predictable pattern: A standing-room-only crowd viewed a series of slides crammed full […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…]

Broad Ripple High School

August 17, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Last year’s vote by the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners to accept the IPS administration’s recommendation to “reinvent” the number and location of its high schools resulted in the shuttering […more…]

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