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Food for Thought: The New IPS Meal Program Serves Expected and Unexpected Benefits

Indianapolis Public Schools is proud to offer breakfast, lunch and a healthy snack at no cost to its students and families this year. When the program was proposed last year, the hopes were that offering this program would help IPS families financially, remove barriers to student learning and increase student participation in breakfast and lunch. Now that the program has been implemented, what has been the result? All that and more.

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Meredith Nicholson and IUPUI Partnership Leads the Way in Professional Development

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).

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