The Greater Indianapolis Branch of the NAACP ( @IndyNAACP ) is asking tough questions when it comes to the future of Indianapolis Public Schools ( @IPSSchools ) and the educations of the children here in the city. Among the questions is this central one, “Is there a great school in every neighborhood?” In light of the 2015 strategic plan that […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For August 27, 2015. (Interview With IPS Supt. Dr.Lewis Ferebee Starts At 2:44 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). In the first of a two part Afternoons with Amos Interview, Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee talked about the first four weeks of IPS’ new school year was going. Ferebee […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Wednesday, August 5, 2015. The Interview With IPS Supt. Dr. Lewis Ferebee Starts At 52:27 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). In a wide ranging interview on the third day of the new school year, Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee talked about the districts’s new Student Code of […]

EXCLUSIVE FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT! On a day when Federal, State, Local governmental offices and agencies were closed. On a day when no public agencies were holding committee meetings. On a holiday. The IPS School Board again showed their disdain for the public interest and seemingly to hide from media coverage, by scheduling a crucial committee […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (Interview Starts At 2:06 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). IPS Supt. Dr. Lewis Ferebee and Arlington HS Principal Stan Law appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk about the transition of the eastside high school back to IPS control.  Both men talked about a community […]

JUST ADDED! PROFILE VIDEOS OF WINNING IPS HUBBARD LIFE-CHANGING TEACHERS! Four Indianapolis Public Schools teachers Wednesday night (May 27th) were named recipients of the Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award, and each received a $25,000 prize. Recipients were: Ann Mennonno, a first and second grade teacher at Center for Inquiry School 27; Donna Pope-Green, a physical education teacher […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Wednesday, May 6, 2015 was on fire with severe community anger and reaction to the video of a beatdown by  involving two students at Indianapolis Public School’s Northwest High School.  Recorded on a student bystander’s cellphone, the vi and uploaded to social media and picked up by Indianapolis’ five […]

The Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is regaining operational control of Arlington High School, three years after the State took the high school over for academic underperformance. In an extended Afternoons with Amos interview, IPS Supt. Dr. Lewis Ferebee explained the plans for Arlington for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year as IPS regains control of both […]

In an expansive, wide-ranging Afternoons with Amos interview, Dr. Lewis Ferebee, Superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) talked about a number of critical issues facing the state’s largest school district.  This month IPS is holding meetings with parents, staff and the community on helping the district create a Strategic Plan for, in Dr. Ferebee’s […]

In 2014 Afternoons with Amos put many of our newsmaker stories and interviews here on line at PraiseIndy.Com for you to listen to and read, if you missed the original broadcast.  What follows are the TEN Stories and Interviews that PraiseIndy.Com users clicked on the most during 2014. LAWRENCE NORTH GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM EXPERIENCES RACIST […]

President Barack Obama announced in late May that Indianapolis was one of seven cities to be the first to launch an initiative called US2020 which will connect passionate employees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with local students. Besides Indianapolis, the other cities are: Allentown, PA; Chicago; Research Triangle Park, NC; Philadelphia; San Francisco […]

IPS Superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee, Indianapolis Deputy Mayor for Education Jason Kloth and The Mind Trust’s President/CEO David Harris came together on Afternoons with Amos to explain a new initiative called Innovation School Fellowships. The effort will utilize a new state law, Public Law 1321, which passed this year’s General Assembly. The new law, supported […]