News
| April 29, 2016
IPS votes to allow educators to convert two schools into Innovation Network Schools

Indianapolis – The Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) Board of Commissioners tonight voted to convert two schools – George H. Fisher Elementary School 93 and Cold Spring School – into “Innovation Network Schools,” which will give them the freedom and flexibility to expand the innovative practices and programs already in place at both schools. Innovation Network […]

Read More Download press release
| April 29, 2016
The Mind Trust Names Third Round Of Education Fellows To Help Transform Struggling IPS Schools

Indianapolis – The Mind Trust, joined by the Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) and Mayor Joe Hogsett, today announced the third cohort of Innovation School Fellows, talented education innovators who will design, launch and operate “Innovation Network Schools” to replace chronically low-performing schools in IPS. Innovation Network Schools are public schools made possible by recent state […]

Read More
April 19, 2016
Innovative school prize goes to program that trains students in app design, coding

A Philadelphia after-school program won $50,000 from The Mind Trust to refine its idea for a school Suppose you had $50,000 to scrap everything you know about school and design from scratch a new way for children to learn that would be better fit for new realities of life and work in the 21st century. […]

Read More Read full article on Chalkbeat.org