An organization working to improve student preparedness is launching a new program to connect families with resources. The Central Indiana Education Alliance is kicking off Education Weekend later this month.
Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis Ferebee says he is confident his assessment of the district’s financial outlook is correct. He announced Tuesday that IPS has a more than $8 million surplus, not a $30 million deficit the district previously reported.
The state used to set new expectations for what students should know and learn at each grade level every few years with little fanfare. But in recent months, academic standards have become a topic of fierce statehouse debate in Indiana.