Public schools—including traditional, district-run schools and charters—are employing ever-more sophisticated advertising and marketing campaigns in an effort to meet enrollment targets by the time the official state count day rolls around.
With research increasingly pointing to health and academic benefits for teens who sleep later in the day, some Indianapolis Public Schools board members are calling on the district to explore the possibility of starting high school later in the morning.
The new program will help a population of the district that has increased by 50 percent in the past 10 years. In the 2015-16 school year, the district served more than 4,300 students who were learning English.
A committee tasked with recommending a bid to redevelop the Indianapolis Public Schools property at Massachusetts and College avenues announced its selection of the Wisconsin-based developer Tuesday evening.