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As one of Indiana’s largest school districts, Indianapolis Public Schools is committed to academic excellence built through individualized, relationship-based learning. Our students are empowered to think critically, creatively and responsibly, to embrace diversity and pursue their dreams with purpose.

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IPS Board of School Commissioners President Offers Statement After SBOE Vote

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Today, the Indiana State Board of Education made the right decision to return Emma Donnan Middle School, Emmerich Manual High School, and Thomas Carr Howe Community High School to the Indianapolis Public Schools family. I know this decision was not an easy one, but I believe it is the best long term decision for our […]

SBOE Returns Emma Donnan, Manual and Howe to IPS

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IPS Superintendent Aleesia Johnson released the following statement after the Indiana State Board of Education voted 6-2 to return all three schools to Indianapolis Public Schools.

Join IPS for its Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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When the IPS tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Crispus Attucks High School, it will be the 39th year the district has dedicated time to honor the man who gave his life to achieve equality for all.

IPS Releases Plan for Emma Donnan, Howe and Manual

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Indianapolis Public Schools laid out its plan for Emma Donnan Middle School, Emmerich Manual High School and Thomas Carr Howe Community High School during a press conference on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Central Library. The three former district schools were taken over by the state in 2012.

IPS School Board Elects Leadership for 2020

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The Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) Board of School Commissioners elected its leadership for 2020 at Monday night’s annual Board Organization Day meeting.

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Parents interested in enrolling their 8th grader into an IPS Choice high school for the 2020-2021 school year MUST use the IPS Choice Application Lottery. District high schools are open to all students, but act quickly, these schools are in high demand.

What a night!! @Attucks_Sports boys basketball team claims their first City Tournament Championship since 1961-62 in a double OT thriller at @arsenal_tech. (94-91) Crazy atmosphere! Instant classic! @IPSSchools


#myIPS 1st place spelling bee 🐝 winner, Owen Norwalk, shows off his new hardware on @WISH_TV #Daybreak8 this morning. Owen is an 8th grader at @IPS_CFI School 84. He won last year and made it all the way to nationals. Next stop, regionals for a chance to return to D.C. 🏆

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