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IPS Returns to In-Person Learning on Jan. 19

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Based on updated data and guidance from the Marion County Public Health Department, Indianapolis Public Schools will return to in-person learning using a phase-in approach starting Tuesday, Jan. 19.   Here’s the timeline for returning to in-person learning: Jan. 19 – Jan. 22 Note: Schools are closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther […]

Ann Wilkins, the District ISTA Representative and Former IPS Teacher Passed Away

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Indianapolis Public Schools is deeply saddened by the recent death of Ann Wilkins, a former IPS teacher and the district’s Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) representative, and her husband. Wilkins, a UniSERV Director with the Indianapolis Education Association, worked tirelessly for the well-being of teachers and students throughout IPS. Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of her colleagues, the students she represented and the families that will forever be grateful for her commitment to education.

IPS School Board Welcomes New Members, Officers for 2021

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Four newly elected and re-elected members were sworn onto the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners on Monday, Jan. 4, during the annual Organization Day meeting. Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett lead newly elected commissioners Kenneth Allen and Will Pritchard, and re-elected commissioners Diane Arnold and Venita Moore in the oath of office before they signed […]

40th Annual IPS Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) Racial Equity Office is hosting the 40th annual tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Friday, Jan. 15, from 10-11 a.m. This year’s keynote speaker is Reverend Dr. Carlos Perkins, pastor of Bethel Cathedral AME Church. The message to our youth will be presented by Taylor […]

IPS Showcase of Schools – A Virtual Experience

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Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual IPS Showcase of Schools! The event will be held virtually from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. January 13, 2021. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn why Indianapolis Public Schools is the right choice for students in Grades Pre-K–12 and their families.

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On Friday the IPS Racial Equity Office hosted the 40th annual tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. which featured a moving video from artist and @CAttucksIPS alum Taylor Hall. Check it out!


If you didn’t get a chance to catch the 40th Annual IPS Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. hosted by our Racial Equity Office, you missed a powerful video from @CAttucksIPS alum Taylor Hall. Follow the link to watch it now!


IPS Families/Staff: IPS is closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of the MLK holiday. Watch Supt. @AleesiaLJohnson’s Weekly Update video for details about the return to in-person learning and more.


I hope you’re watching our @IPSSchools 40th Annual MLK Tribute! So proud of the work we continue to do to move us ALL forward! You can tune in now at! #StrongerTogetherIPS #PursueJustice #MLKDay