Sept. 22, 2016
its informative “Educational Bus Tours,” making stops at Shortridge
High School and Southeast
Neighborhood School of Excellence (SENSE) on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
The tour series, which
began in 2014, typically highlights two high-performing public schools in
Indianapolis for parents, educators and community members. They demonstrate
innovative and effective techniques and practices in action, and they show how
some of our community’s public schools are helping students thrive.
During the Sept. 28
tour, participants will hear from school leadership and other educators on the
front lines of student success. Shortridge, an IPS school, is an International
Baccalaureate high school. SENSE is a K-8 charter school.
The tour runs from 8:30
a.m. to noon. Participants will meet at the Julia Carson Government Center, 300
E. Fall Creek Parkway North Drive (in the north parking lot at 28th
Street and Washington Boulevard). The bus will leave promptly at 8:45 a.m.
To register, visit http://tmtbus.eventbrite.com. For additional questions, call Holly
Merchant at 317.803.7082.
The Mind Trust is a
local nonprofit organization that helps to launch high quality schools and
groundbreaking initiatives that address key education challenges through its
Charter School Incubator, Education Entrepreneur Fellowship and Innovation
School Fellowship programs. The organization also advances bold plans for
transforming the city’s education system and works to engage the community in
efforts to drive education change.