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August Board Action Session Will be Held In Person, with Several Safety Precautions, Including Limited Seating

Due to COVID-19 guidance from state and local public health officials regarding minimizing the risk of community spread of the Coronavirus, the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners has made several changes to the August Board meetings.

The Agenda Review Session, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 25, has been canceled. 

The Board Action Session, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m., will take place in person in the boardroom at the John Morton-Finney Center for Educational Services, 120 E. Walnut St.

The meetings are open to the public. However, the following safety measures will be strictly enforced:

  • Limit of 50 people, including Board members, essential IPS staff and the public.
  • Public comment will only be accepted electronically through the online portal.
  • Social distancing seating arrangements.
  • Mandatory face masks, except for Board members or anyone presenting. 

Those attending the meeting must provide their own face masks.

Thursday’s meeting will be livestreamed for the media and public through the district’s website at and via the district’s Facebook page.

Due to limited seating, registration for public attendance is required. Click HERE to register.

Written public comment will be accepted through Thursday, June 25, at 3 p.m. using the online portal linked HERE. Submitted public comment will be distributed to the Board and IPS administration daily. All received comments will be made available to the media and posted to Board Docs before the start of the meeting.