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Audio Included in Post. Runs 53 Minutes. ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. The Indianapolis Public Schools have revealed their plans to change their school calendar, from 180 days of school over ten months; to 180 days of school over twelve months.  In the plan revealed Wednesday (Oct 6th) school would start August 1, 2011 and run in four nine week sessions, separated by 3 three week breaks, which would include opportunities for remediation classes and one five week summer vacation.

The proposed IPS schedule would be as follows:1st Semester/Session 1 – August 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011; 1st Semester/Session 2 – October 24, 2011 – December 15, 2011; 2nd Semester/Session 1 – January 9, 2012 – March 16, 2012; 2nd Semester/Session 2 – April 9, 2012 – June 21, 2012. Summer vacation would be June 25, 2012 to July 31, 2012.

Hear IPS Board President Elizabeth Gore and IPS Administrator Mary Louise Bewley discuss their proposal on last week’s Afternoons with Amos. Click below to read IPS’ plan and where you can make comments.

Proposed IPS “Year Round” School Proposal – 19 Pages

Click Here To Give IPS Your Feedback On Their Plan

Public meetings on the plan, all starting at 7pm, are scheduled as follows:

  • Oct. 14, Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts and Humanities, 1115 Broad Ripple Ave.
  • Oct. 18, Emmerich Manual High School, 2405 Madison Ave.
  • Oct. 27, Arsenal Technical High School, 1500 E. Michigan St.
  • Oct. 28, Northwest High School, 5525 W. 34th St.