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Eli Lilly to fund up to $52M in Purdue life science research

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – Eli Lilly & Co. plans to provide up to $52 million to Purdue University as part of a collaboration in life science research. The Indianapolis-based… Read more »

IPS to make Wednesday announcement about which 3 high schools it plans to close

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – Several dozen protesters stood outside the IPS Administration Building Tuesday to protest the closing of three of the district’s seven high schools. IPS Superintendent Lewis Ferebee will… Read more »

College Stands By Firing Of Black Professor Who Defended BLM On Fox

Despite the possibility of legal action, Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey defends its termination of a Black professor who sparked controversy for her racial comments on Fox News,… Read more »

Bloomington Christian school at center of national school voucher debate

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. The school says in… Read more »

‘You Embody What Makes America Great:’ Clinton Tells Diverse Students At Commencement

Hillary Clinton, who has only made a few public appearances since losing last year’s presidential election, delivered the Medgar Evers College commencement address before thousands at Barclays Center in Brooklyn,… Read more »

New realtor task force aims to draw families to Lawrence Township schools

INDIANAPOLIS —   The Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township is launching a new initiative in an effort to recruit more families to the east side. The newly formed LT… Read more »

$12 million ID theft scam used personal info bought online, acquired from FAFSA website

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two people were indicted on federal charges related to a $12 million scam in which they stole identities in order to file fake tax returns and profit… Read more »

IPS NAMES TEACHER OF THE YEAR

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Public Schools surprised one of its teachers with its Teacher of the Year award Monday afternoon. The award honors educators who have exemplified hard work and dedication… Read more »

Home > Nation This 12-Year-Old Baltimore Chess Champion Exemplifies Black Excellence

In the back of the Reflection Eternal Barbershop in Baltimore’s Barclay neighborhood, owner Sundiata Osagie sits locked in an intense chess battle — with a 12-year-old boy. A skilled chess… Read more »

Bridging The Gap – A Conversation With Kimberle Crenshaw On Black Girls Pushed Out

The battle to save Black boys in our school system overshadows the struggles of Black girls. Our girls are suspended and expelled from school at a higher rate than Black… Read more »