Lanier Echols wears two important hats in the world of educating Indianapolis children.  First she’s just been named Interim Principal at the Carpe Diem Meridian Charter School.  And she’s one of three new members of the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners.  In an extended Afternoons with Amos interview, Echols answered a number of […]

In enrollment and size its the largest individual school district in Indiana. But though its enrollment is some 30,800, just 11 less than last school year, the Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) serves just 20% of the 153,000 public school students in Indiana’s capital city. Nevertheless, interest about the fate of IPS among the residents of […]