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A New Hope (For IPS)

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Indulge me for just a second. A long, long time ago in a school district far, far away, it was a period of civil war.  Rebel school board members, striking from their base won a victory against  an evil galactic school district. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s […]

State Prepares for Possible Takeover of Another IPS School

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

There was only one Indiana school slated for possible takeover by the state this year for failing to meet academic standards for a sixth consecutive year; IPS’  John Marshall Community School.  And according to state officials, John Marshall failed to make adequate academic progress and now officials are looking at intervention. This is not the […]

The Prodigal Superintendent Returns, Unfortunately

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

When I heard that Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Eugene White was looking for another job, I didn’t know whether to crack open a bottle of scotch or just crack up. There was one part of me that wanted to run outside and do cartwheels just cheering the fact that worst Superintendent in the State […]

State Slaps IPS

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

If  Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Eugene White wasn’t already having a bad month, the latest news from the Indiana Attorney General’s Office can’t be helping matters much. You might recall earlier this year Dr. White threatened to ban students who left IPS for charter schools of ever returning to the district.  White had been […]

That White Man Is At it Again

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Growing up in Chicago you learn a few things, particularly the art of the con game.  Whenever the con man tells you to look at one hand, it’s the other hand you should be paying attention to.   It would behoove a lot of people to keep that in mind when dealing with Indianapolis Public Schools […]

The Cheat Sheet 8-30-2011

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Here’s a little political gossip to help get you through the day. The Cheat Sheet 8 30-2011 View more documents from IndianaBarrister

The Audio Vault

Monday, August 29th, 2011

The Indiana State Board of Education is voting today to turn over several failing  Indianapolis Public Schools to private operators in an effort to improve school performance. At the time of this posting the Board has voted to turn over control of Arlington High School to Ed Power and Emma Donnan Middle School an Manual […]

Changing of the Guard

Monday, August 29th, 2011

The Indiana State Board of Education meets later this morning and will decide the fate of six failing Indianapolis Public Schools.  As I told you last week, Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett has recommended the Arlington, Emma Donnan, Manual and Howe schools all be taken over by the state and that Broad Ripple […]

IPS Own Words Undermine “Lawsuit”

Friday, August 26th, 2011

I am now fully convinced that Indianapolis Public Schools are run by idiots and overseen by a majority morons.  On the day where the Indiana Department of Education announced that it was recommending the State takeover four IPS Schools and send in special teams to two other schools, the IPS Board reacts, by 4-3 votes, […]

Takeover Recommended of Four IPS Schools

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett is recommending the state takeover four of six failing Indianapolis Public Schools.  Bennett is says the  the state should take control of  Manual, Howe, Arlington and Emma Donnan schools.  Broad Ripple High School and George Washington will not be taken over by the State but will be […]