EXCLUSIVE: IPS Supt. Dr. Eguene White Talks About His Future With IPS; Plans For Pre-K For 4 Year Olds

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eugene white 2Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Eugene White talked frankly about his future with IPS. Monday a new school board took office, include three new reformers elected last November.  Many believe those three along with three others who had opposed some of Dr. White initiatives could oppose White’s continuing as head of Indiana’s second largest school district. While appearing on Afternoons with Amos to talk about IPS’ plans to provide full day Pre-Kindergarden classes this August for four-year-olds, Dr. White was candid about his future with IPS if he loses the support of at least four Board Members.  Here’s what Dr. White told Amos and Listeners. Runs 2 Minutes ©2013 WTLC/Radio One.

kindergartenDr. White also explained in detail his plans for full day classes for four-year-olds.  The classes would occur at several IPS schools, utilizing empty classroom space and in two instances two unused schools.  Classes will be taught by teachers experienced in working with young children.  Transportation will not be provided. And IPS will work with providers like Flanner House, St. Mary’s Child Care and others to provide before and after school care for working parents.  Parents can sign up their 4 year old at two special signups at Tech High School. Saturday, January 19th from 9am till Noon and Wednesday, January 23rd from 6pm – 9pm.  Click the Link to Hear Dr. White’s Full Interview with Listener Questions and Reactions. Runs 46 Minutes ©2013 WTLC/Radio One.

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