INDIANAPOLIS — A program in Marion County is looking to bridge the “summer slump” gap. Indy Summer Learning Labs is focused on catching students up, particularly students hit hard by e-learning. “Not only are we dealing with the effects of COVID and e-learning, but we’re also combating that traditional summer learning loss,” Boys and Girls Clubs of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — School bells will soon be ringing again as kids head back to the classroom. To make sure students have what they need to be successful in class, one Indianapolis woman is stocking her shelves for families who need a little extra help to pay for basic school supplies. Inside Mercy Road Church Northwest, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Parents, educators, state legislators and Indianapolis Public School commissioners spent Saturday morning discussing the importance of racial diversity in the classroom. Building a diverse teacher pipeline was the main topic of conversation. Statistics collected by Rise Indy say 70% of IPS students are minorities and 70% of full-time educators in the district are […]

During remote learning, Indianapolis Public Schools is still offering free meals to its students.

INDIANAPOLIS — With school buildings closed through the end of the current semester, IPS begins its Home Learning Plan on Thursday. The district shut down in mid-March, but the closure was followed by a two week spring break. Now it’s back to the books, or in this case, laptops, pencil and paper. Superintendent Aleesia Johnson […]

We are praying for the city of Flint Michigan as they still go without clean water. Many celebrities have donated lots of water and money to the city to show love and support. The latest celebrity to donate is Judge Mathis. Mathis donated 50k bottles of water to the students of Flint. And his helping […]

We all know that college is very expensive and it gets hard to even buy a textbook for your students. Well I may just have the perfect solution for your family! The National Negro Fund is hooking up 1000 students who attends a HBCU with free textbooks for one semester. Deadline to apply is August […]

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In a world full of sadness and bad news, it’s always refreshing to run across something that truly changes your perspective on life and generally serves as an uplifting message to carry with you. That’s exactly what a viral video of a martial arts instructor and his student have managed to do, as it’s also […]


A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.

Scores of Boston Public School students walked out of class to protest proposed education budget cuts. They gave voice to fears about how cuts would harm their education.

The video, which shows the unidentified officer slapping the teenager twice -- loud enough to hear the impact -- before kicking he or she as they walk down the stairs, has prompted the suspension of both officers involved in the incident.