Without data to paint a picture of academic success or failure, Indianapolis Public Schools will likely delay for a year renewing the contracts of four privately run schools under its supervision.
Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Aleesia Johnson on Wednesday pushed new initiatives to promote equity and called out Indiana decision-makers for asking district officials to accept scarcity and to “do more with less.”
The additional funding—$24,000 from the city and $64,000 from the Mind Trust—will keep three of the 14 community learning sites open through the fall semester.
The webpage offers only a partial picture because it lacks data from 1,067 schools, nearly 40% of those in the state. The state does not require schools to submit data for the dashboard.
Even though many Indiana districts have reopened campuses, some school superintendents want the freedom to offer fewer, but longer, instruction days