School Board

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    Purpose: The School Board exists for the purpose of a governing system for providing a free, public education in grades K-12 for children within the boundaries of the Indianapolis Public School Corporation.   ref. I.C. 20-26-5-1 

    Board of School Commissioners of the City of Indianapolis
    120 E. Walnut Street • Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 • 317.226.4418

    All agenda review and action session meetings of the board will be held in the Board Room of the John Morton-Finney Center for Educational Services unless otherwise noticed. All work sessions and board retreats will be held at an off site school location as noticed and listed on the district calendar.

2018 Board Meetings

  • Meeting Date & Minutes Meeting Type Video Location
    January 8 Minutes Organization Day   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    January 20 Winter Board Retreat   Indianapolis Central Library
    40 E. St. Clair St.
    January 23 Minutes Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    January 25 Minutes Action Session January 25 Meeting Video John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    February 7 Minutes Finance Committee Meeting   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    February 15 Minutes Work Session   Arsenal Tech. High School 1500 E Michigan St
    February 16 Audit Committee Meeting   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    February 20 Minutes Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    February 22 Minutes Action Session February 22 Meeting Video John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    March 5 Minutes Work Session & Budget Public Hearing   Center for Inquiry 70 510 E 46th St.
    March 13 Minutes Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    March 15 Minutes Action Session March 15 Meeting Video John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    April 3 Executive Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    April 16 Minutes Work Session   Purdue Polytechnic High School 525 S. Meridian St.
    April 24 Minutes Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    April 26 Minutes Action Session April 26 Meeting Video John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    May 15 Minutes Work Session   Arlington Woods Elementary 5801 30th St.
    May 16 Minutes Finance Committee Meeting   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    May 22 Minutes Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    May 24 Minutes Action Session May 24 Meeting Video John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    June 4 Executive Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    June 4 Minutes Referendum Preliminary Determination
    Public Hearing (first)
      John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    June 6 Minutes Referendum Preliminary Determination 
    Public Hearing (second)
      John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    June 26 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    June 28 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    July 18 Operating Referendum Public Hearing   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    July 18 Innovation Network Schools Briefing   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    July 21 Summer Board Retreat (Cancelled)    
    July 24 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    July 26 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    August 21 Work Session    
    August 28 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    August 30 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    September 18 Work Session    
    September 25 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    September 27 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    October 2 Work Session    
    October 23 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    October 25 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    November 7 Work Session    
    November 13 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    November 15 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    December 11 Work Session (Tentative)    
    December 18 Agenda Review Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street
    December 20 Action Session   John Morton Finney Center 120 East Walnut Street

     

IPS Diversity Statement

  • Indianapolis Public Schools is an equal employment opportunity school corporation which strives to deliver educational excellence, equitable access, and quality service to our students and families. IPS recognizes the educational and social value of human differences and their various forms. IPS is committed to an inclusive approach which affirms and embraces all aspects of diversity. We are strengthened by our unique knowledge, experiences, interests, hopes, challenges, cultures, traditions and families. We engage families as partners in education through trusting relationships built on culturally responsive two-way communication and mutual respect.

    Recognizing our diversity, we are committed to equity in all of our work. We seek to allocate resources to eliminate discrimination and disparities. We strive to eliminate prejudice, bigotry, and intolerance and bridge gaps between and among our diverse students, families, staff and communities.

    Our approach to diversity and commitment to fairness ensure that the students we serve are empowered to succeed in college, career, military and life.