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New Test Scores Show Marked Improvement in Children Entering Lockard Kindergarten

New test scores released this week by the Sunflower County Consolidated School District show marked improvement in the number of students entering Lockard’s kindergarten class who are at grade level and reading proficient. According to Josh Davis, Delta Health Alliance vice president and coordinator of the Indianola Promise Community, “As the school district has done
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U.S. Secretary of Education King visits Indianola during tour

September 15 was no ordinary Thursday in Indianola, Mississippi. It’s not every day that the U.S. Secretary of Education rolls into town in a big yellow bus. But that’s exactly what happened when John B. King, Jr, US Secretary of Education, and senior Department of Education officials stopped at Carver Elementary School. King and his
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Indianola Promise Community Shows Progress with Indianola Students

  (Indianola, MS)   At the Sunflower County Consolidated School District board meeting on Tuesday evening, Dr. Karen Matthews, Delta Health Alliance CEO, gave a report on the ways Indianola Promise Community programs were helping Indianola children succeed. The Indianola Promise Community, or IPC, was created by Delta Health Alliance in partnership with a number
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IPC Summer Camps 2015 RFP

This RFP is specifically looking for programs which utilize innovative, fun, and creative approach to developing vocabulary and reading comprehension skills. Examples might include: plays, drama theatre, dance classes, music classes, scavenger hunts, creative play, community service programs, or other activities designed to improve vocabulary and reading comprehension.

IPC Youth Council Application

Who can join Indianola’s Youth Council? Students, 8th – 12th grade, who reside in Indianola or attend Indianola Public and Private Schools. Indianola’s Youth Council is made up of at least 15 students, with a group of 5-6 adult advisors.

2015 IPC Summer Camp Schedule

Sign up for Indianola Promise Community’s sixth year for camps serving youths from pres-school to college. We provide a safe haven for summer months, curtail learning loss between academic school years and learning through creative methods.

IPC Newsletter Spring 2015

New words and old music. Cool shades and creative arts. College prep and self-respect. All are integral components to another great season of summer camps hosted by the Indianola Promise Community. Parents and their children are encouraged to get ready now for a summer of between-school and pre-school learning experiences. Beginning its sixth year, IPC continues to refine these camps to ensure the quality of each one…

IPC At Work

What follows in this booklet are descriptions of some of the 28 programs we are using to build and develop the Indianola Promise Community (IPC). These narrative summaries are told from the perspective of the individuals who are participating in these programs and helping us learn from their experiences.