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Public Records & Media Requests

Media Requests

Media wanting to contact Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) employees, visit IPS schools or other properties, are asked to first contact the Office of Communications and Engagement at 317-226-4000. 

All Indianapolis Public Schools employees must first notify the Office of Communications and Engagement prior to making any comments, releasing information/data related to IPS or allowing photography or media interviews on IPS property.

Records Request

Media or individuals wanting access to public records or other public information from Indianapolis Public Schools must do so in writing, specifically stating the desired records. Indianapolis Public Schools follows the provisions of the Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act.

Indiana Code § 5-14-3-1 states “…it is the public policy of the state that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and employees. Providing persons with the information is an essential function of a representative government and an integral part of the routine duties of public officials and employees, whose duty it is to provide the information.”

Records Request Forms