Amos Meets Great IPS Students Competing With Hundreds Of Others In City’s Robotics Competition

Amos Brown, AM 1310
For the second year the City of Indianapolis is sponsoring a competition among most of the city’s high schools and many middle schools to encourage more young people to enter STEM
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Charter school stresses character as well as academics

Russ Pulliam, Indianapolis Star
When Ellen Reuter taught long division to fifth-graders, she saw more than math problems. In the KIPP charter school culture, it’s a chance to teach “grit,” or the character quality of perseverance.
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Gift from Celadon founder, wife kicks off Herron High’s $5.3M capital campaign

Stephanie Wang, Indianapolis Star
Herron High School, a public Indianapolis charter school, is receiving a donation valued at as much as $2 million from Indianapolis businessman Steve Russell and his wife, Livia, the school announced Saturday.
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WFYI – Graduating Indiana

Watch WFYI’s Graduating Indiana 2013. Community leaders come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities your students face in the classroom, as well as what you and your community can do to help increase graduation rates.

Indianapolis Star Profiles John Mutz

As a veteran of education reform, John Mutz would seem to be ready to celebrate some big political victories…

The 78-year-old former lieutenant governor of Indiana has sought such reforms for a long time. “I call it the portfolio approach to education,” he said. “You need to have a series of choices for families.

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4 new leaders could transform education in Indy

Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis faces a window of opportunity that has not existed in a long time and may not happen again anytime soon. A real possibility exists to transform K-12 education outcomes for generations of Indianapolis residents and enhance the city’s economic vitality and quality of life well into the future. Read More

Officials approve new Indy charter school

Another charter school will open its doors in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Charter School Board approved KIPP Elementary School during a meeting Thursday. Read more

Charter Board Approves Elementary School

Inside Indiana Business
he Indianapolis Charter School Board has approved a charter for an elementary school set to open next academic year. KIPP Indianapolis already operates a middle school in the area, and plans to locate the elementary school on the east side of the city. Read more.