William McKinley School 39 kindergarten teacher Lynn Baumann spent her short summer break preparing to teach teachers in Uganda, Africa. Baumann along with three other teachers from Indianapolis traveled to Arua, Uganda, in July and facilitated a “Best Practices in Teaching” workshop for local teachers.
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A growing number of Indianapolis Public Schools seniors are taking steps toward a bright future in college, and we couldn’t be more proud of them!
At the August 28 Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners action session the 2015 budget was approved. The budget of just over $382 million will go into effect on January 1, 2015.
For the last several years Meredith Nicholson School 96 has taken a professional development opportunity and expanded it. In the summer of 2008, IUPUI professor Dr. Annela Teemant began actively working with Meredith Nicholson staff. The goal? Develop the school as a district demonstration site for best instructional practices for English Language Learners (ELLs).
When Commissioner Samuel Odle was asked to moderate this year’s Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, he didn’t realize it would directly impact the future of a promising Indianapolis Public Schools student.
It’s great to see Lew Wallace teachers embracing an exciting tool for literacy like LEGO Education StoryStarter and to watch the students playing their way to becoming better readers and writers!
A new leadership initiative was introduced to the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners at the August 19th briefing session. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Wanda H. Legrand presented a proposal to develop a Lead Principal initiative at IPS. This program would identify existing principals to assist with the leadership and guidance of our school administrators.
The spring 2014 ISTEP+ scores showed several areas of improvement for Indianapolis Public Schools. We're proud to see improvement, and we can't wait to see the gains the new school year has in store!
Volunteers from OneAmerica visited Brookside School 54 and Theodore Potter School 74 this week for their first-ever “Week of Caring.”
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana (JA) is a vital resource for many Indianapolis Public Schools students. Now, a generous gift will support this educational programming!