Scott Elliott, Chalkbeat

Scott Elliott


Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Past articles by Scott:

Rise & Shine: Big drop in school enrollment predicted for suburban Carmel

WHAT’S YOUR EDUCATION STORY? ‘I was a pebble in this guy’s shoe.’ How one teacher found his voice in the […] → Read More

Stacy-Marie Ishmael joins Chalkbeat’s Board of Directors

Chalkbeat is thrilled to announce the expansion of its Board of Directors with the appointment of Stacy-Marie Ishmael, a leader […] → Read More

Rise & Shine: Enthusiasm grows for preschool expansion, but will the money be there?

SCHOOLS AND POLITICS Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s education secretary choice Betsy DeVos. Chalkbeat SCHOOLS AND POLITICS […] → Read More

Rise & Shine: In the wake of bullying incidents, a call for Pence and Trump to take action

TESTING These 10 schools had the fewest kids pass ISTEP in 2016. Chalkbeat TEACHING AND LEARNING Billionare establishes “learning gardens” […] → Read More

Rise & Shine: After ballot defeats, can only the state save Gary schools now?

WHAT’S YOUR EDUCATION STORY? This teacher was a “class terrorist” as a child. Now he uses that to understand his […] → Read More

The basics of John Gregg on education: Pushing for changes on preschool, testing

The Democratic candidate for governor is trying a second time to win the job. → Read More

The basics of Eric Holcomb on education: Moving past the policy wars

The Republican candidate for governor wants to set a new tone for talking about schools. → Read More

With 8 days to the election, these questions loom large over the future of Indiana schools

What direction will Indiana choose and how will affect schools? → Read More

A sweeping plan to boost Indy’s economy will push high schools to prepare students for open jobs

The workforce skills gap is one of the biggest problems facing the city, former Deputy Mayor Jason Kloth said while […] → Read More

Happy third birthday to Chalkbeat!

Chalkbeat, the education news website, marks three years in Indiana. → Read More

3 reasons why Indiana’s ISTEP test and school A-F scores come out so late now

ISTEP scores, which used to come out in June, still aren’t out in late October. → Read More

Rise & Shine: TV report examines schools that restrain and confine children

HOW I TEACH Math teacher: Students are thinkers, not human calculators. Chalkbeat STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY Investigation show schools misreport […] → Read More

IPS board members reject pointed critiques from challengers seeking to unseat them

Most of the seven newcomers seeking seats on the Indianapolis Public School Board expressed deep skepticism about the school district’s […] → Read More

Gregg: The only way politicians can help Indiana schools is by working together

The Democratic candidate for governor explains where he stands on major education issues. → Read More

Holcomb: The best teachers expect a lot and invest even more in their students

Holcomb, Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor, says he often draws on early school experiences to inform his education policies. → Read More

Candidates for governor push different visions of Indiana’s state test

In a short debate that ran less than an hour, three candidates for Indiana governor sparred over the balance of […] → Read More

Holcomb’s education plan touts school choice, backs slower preschool expansion

Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb unveiled his education plan for the first time Monday in a speech to education leaders. → Read More

Rise & Shine: Indiana superintendents report on survey that teacher hiring problems continue

SCHOOLS AND POLITICS Critics of IPS school board endorse challengers, including inflammatory protestor. Chalkbeat SCHOOL SEGREGATION Panelist: Indianapolis should invite […] → Read More

She found a school for her daughter that reminded her of the Indianapolis of her youth

I had really great teachers in IPS who were really concerned about educating us. They were not concerned about things […] → Read More

Panelist: Indianapolis should invite the suburbs to help integrate schools

Panelists at a community conversation co-sponsored by Chalkbeat, WFYI, the Central Library and the Indianapolis Star said Wednesday suggested a […] → Read More