Nominations Needed for School Excellence Awards


The Indianapolis Urban League and the American Federation for Children will host the Annual School Excellence Awards Luncheon at the Indianapolis Urban League on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Roland Martin will be the keynote speaker.

Indianapolis Urban League’s Director of Education and Advocacy Mark A. Russell shared, “The Indianapolis Urban League is deeply committed to educational excellence and innovation in all schools from traditional public schools, charter schools, innovation schools, and voucher and tax credit schools.”

Nominated schools should:

  • Be located within Marion County.
  • Serve a diverse array of students such as free and reduced lunch, English language learners, and students who are racially and ethnically diverse.
  • Have excellent/high reading or other standardized assessment scores.
  • Have strong initiatives or target students in a way that sets them apart from their contemporaries.

Nominators should submit a one page summary to Mark A. Russell at by close of business on November 10, 2017.