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 […]

CLICK LINK TO SEE A-F GRADES FOR ANY INDIANA K-12 SCHOOL FINAL 2014 A-F GRADES FOR INDIANA SCHOOLS It used to be that critics and educational reformers condemned urban school districts like the Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) for their high percentage of “low performing schools”. Charter schools, the reformers said, would do better. Now, thirteen […]

Nearly two weeks after officially starting as Superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools, Dr. Lewis Ferebee made his first in studio appearance on Afternoons with Amos to talk with the community about his plans to learn and start to improve IPS.  Dr. Ferebee plans to do a lot in his first 100 days, between now […]

Warren Township Schools is one of fifteen districts across the country to receive a major Federal “Race to the Top” Education Grant.  The grant, which totals $28.5 million dollars, runs for four years and will help the district improve education of students.  In an exclusive interview Warren Township Superintendent Dr. Dena Cushenberry talked about the […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 18 Minutes. ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview, a national foundation reported that Indiana is one of the ten worst states in graduating Black males from high school. A report titled Yes We Can by the Schott Foundation for Public Education reported that just 42% of […]