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November 2019 Board Highlights

When the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners convened for its Board Review Session Tuesday, Nov. 19, and Board Action Session Thursday, Nov. 21, topics included a report on Innovation Network School applicants and updates on enrollment analysis, the Facilities Optimization Study and innovation renewal agreements.

IPS Invests More than $30M in Increased Employee Compensation Over the Next Two Years

The Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) Board of School Commissioners unanimously approved both the Indianapolis Education Association (IEA) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) two-year bargaining contracts. These contracts include increased compensation for district teachers and service workers, such as custodians, and food service and transportation employees.

Attention IPS Families and Staff

In support of IPS teachers planning to attend the Red for Ed Action Day on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Indiana Statehouse, the district has cancelled classes and declared it a professional development day.

The IPS Choice Application Lottery Opens November 1!

Each year, families throughout Indianapolis apply for seats in IPS Choice schools and programs through the district’s Choice Application Lottery. The lottery for the 2020-21 school year opens on Nov. 1, 2019. Are you ready to choose IPS?

October 2019 Board Highlights

When the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners convened for its Board Action Session on Tuesday, Oct. 22, topics included a proposal for a new athletics eligibility policy, an Innovation Network schools update and a quarterly finance update.

Town Hall Meetings Focus on District’s Six Strategic Priorities

IPS parents, alumni, staff, students and the community are invited to join the IPS Leadership Team to learn about the district’s six strategic priorities during a series of town hall meetings hosted by the IPS Board of School Commissioners.