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Indianapolis Public Schools will soon have more people trying different methods to boost student achievement. The Mind Trust, IPS and Mayor Greg Ballard's office awarded three more Innovation School Fellowships to people with non-traditional ideas of how to turn around schools...
A new survey shows that employer health insurance plans vary widely among job fields. The United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey says employees in the construction, retail and hospitality sectors tend to be less expensive to cover than those in the education and the non-...
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety and Gleaners Food Bank are teaming up for a one-two punch against hunger and crime. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says hunger and lack of food in some of the city's neediest zip codes can be linked to crime. That's why the city...
Wear your sunscreen; that's one doctor's simple recommendation for preventing skin cancer. May is National Skin Cancer Prevention Month, and Dr. Beth Brogan with St. Vincent Dermatology Group says sunscreen is the number one preventive measure you can take daily. "I recommend...
Mayor Greg Ballard when the proposed justice center was announced (wibc.com file photo) Mayor Greg Ballard says the City-County Council missed an opportunity when it failed to support plans for a new criminal justice center. Speaking after an education event with The Mind Trust...
Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Portage) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Portage Senator Karen Tallian has formally launched a campaign for governor by attacking Republican incumbent Mike Pence as out of step with the state. The two-term Democrat argues Indiana's Republican leanings have...
The Indiana Attorney General's office says Indiana is involved in two more multi-state settlements with mobile phone carriers - this time with Sprint and Verizon. The settlements resolve allegations of unauthorized charges for third party services on peoples' cell phone bills...
Ivy Tech says it welcomes a state-ordered review of its programs. Legislators instructed the Commission for Higher Education to examine which degree programs have the lowest graduation rates, and either restructure or eliminate them. Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley (R...
IPS Superintedent Lewis Ferebee (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) The superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools says new policies should help prevent fights like the one captured on video at Northwest high school. Lewis Ferebee said that based on the video he saw, "had I been in...