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| May 31, 2017
The Mind Trust announces $1.6 million in awards to current and new public schools in Indianapolis

The Mind Trust announces $1.6 million in awards to current and new public schools in Indianapolis Indianapolis – The Mind Trust today announced $1.6 million in investments that will support the launch or development of several current and new public schools in Indianapolis. Many of the investment recipients are also Innovation Schools, a category of […]

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| May 22, 2017
Training overhaul aimed at big IPS shortfall: Just 1 in 4 student teachers stick around.

Seventy-four student teachers trained in Indianapolis Public Schools last year. But just 17 of those freshly minted educators were hired by the district after they graduated.  In a district where some schools struggle to hire enough teachers, that gap is a problem.  That’s why IPS is revamping teacher training to give student teachers more time […]

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| May 11, 2017
Two Indy schools selected for cohort to reimagine K-12 learning

Two future Indianapolis public schools – Ignite Achievement Academy and Purdue Polytechnic High School – have been selected as members of the 2017 Invent Cohort at NewSchools Venture Fund.

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| April 20, 2017
Harris: Lawmakers must invest in IPS success

Indianapolis Public Schools has made unprecedented strides over the last few years to operate more efficiently while improving educational opportunities for some of the city’s most disadvantaged students. In a state that has long focused on outcomes-driven approaches, Indiana policymakers should reward IPS’ efforts and support the district’s positive trajectory. The Indiana Senate budget proposal […]

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| April 20, 2017
Harris: For school choice to work nationally, the Trump administration must first invest locally

Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as education secretary has triggered intense interest over what the Department of Education will do to bolster school choice reforms like charter schools and private school vouchers.

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