Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Lewis Ferebee said he’s had “very preliminary” conversations with city officials about creating a common enrollment process to be shared by IPS and Mayor Greg Ballard’s portfolio of charter schools.
Bite-size speeches are the thing at mingling events these days, as organizers aim to add speakers but avoid long, boring addresses. Getting to the point has always been valued in the business world, but some events now have rules around it.
Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana Inc. is appealing a decision by the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center that would put 63 janitors and their four managers out of work by Aug. 1.
Florida-based Charter Schools USA, which operates three Indianapolis schools under contract with the state, earned a cautious go-ahead this week to open a charter school on Indianapolis' south side next year. But the company didn't get everything it wanted.