Press Releases | October 10, 2016

Twelfth ‘Educational Bus Tour’ to hit the road again next month

INDIANAPOLIS – The Mind Trust will host its 12th in a series of “Educational Bus Tours,” which highlight high-performing public schools in Indianapolis for local families, educators and community members next month.

Each bus tour visits two successful public schools in Indianapolis to demonstrate innovative and effective techniques and practices in action. The tours are co-sponsored by the Indianapolis Public Schools, UNCF, 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, La Plaza and the Expectations Project.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 9; 8:30 a.m.- 12 noon
(The tour will depart at 8:45 a.m. the Julia Carson Government Center, 300 E. Fall Creek Pkwy.)

WHERE: Phalen Leadership Academy @ 103, 3920 Baker Rd.; Irvington Community Elementary School, 6705 E. Julian Ave.

RSVP: To sign up for the bus tour, visit or call (317) 803-7082.

Previous bus tours have highlighted: Shortridge High School, Southeast Neighborhood School of Excellence, the 100 Black Men Summer Academy, Francis W. Parker School 56, Hope Academy, Avondale Meadows Academy, Cold Spring School, George W. Julian School 57, Tindley Preparatory Academy, Carl Wilde School 79, Christel House Academy South, the Center for Inquiry 27, Herron High School, Gambold Preparatory Magnet School, Enlace Academy, Arlington Woods School 99, Tindley Collegiate Academy, Rousseau McClellan Montessori School 91, Phalen Leadership Academy, Brookside School 54 and Paramount School of Excellence.