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July 26, 2016

 

Fort Wayne Community Schools will spend about $10,000 on billboards this summer. District spokesperson Krista Stockman says state funding from a gain of two new students would pay for the billboards.

Beyond ‘Mad Men’: More Public Schools Advertise To Survive

Fort Wayne Community Schools will spend about $10,000 on billboards this summer.

July 23, 2016

 

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Why New GMO Labels Might Not Tell The Whole Story

Critics say a new bill designed to tell people whether their food is genetically modified, may actually mask the contents.

July 20, 2016

 

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Medical Schools Gets Creative To Snag New Geriatricians

The American Geriatrics Society estimates 300 doctors are immediately needed to make up for the shortage in Indiana.

July 7, 2016

 

A house in the Old St. Louis neighborhood of Hope, down the road from one of the town's new hog CAFOs.

In Tiny, Rural Hope, Large Hog Farms Spark Economic Fears

Indiana is adding more large-scale hog farms every year. They're good business for farmers, but some neighbors say they can be bad for property values.

July 3, 2016

 

A Bloomington deer spotted with a radio tracking collar.

Bloomington Residents Tackle Growing Urban Deer Population

Bloomington’s growing deer population continues to be a nuisance to many residents.

May 28, 2016

 

For a company like Stone Belt, the questions is: Where will the funds come from?

Local Businesses Face Impending Federal Overtime Regulations

President Obama unveiled new rules last week that govern exempt positions for overtime pay, meaning more employees are eligible for overtime pay.

December 31, 2015

 

(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

StateImpact Special: Resources For Progress

For the final story in our StateImpact series from Gary, we meet someone who represents the shift the city’s schools are trying to make: "Officer Friendly."

December 30, 2015

 

GCSC administrators work with education consultant Irving Jones over the summer. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

StateImpact Special: Changing Gary’s Teaching Mindset

Next up in our series from the Gary Community School Corporation, see how the district's teaching force is changing, both in its makeup and its methods.

December 29, 2015

 

To many, Dr. Cheryl Pruitt stands out among other important Gary residents and benefactors, including Oprah, the Jackson 5 and Magic Johnson. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

StateImpact Special: Gary Administration Is Getting To Work

Meet Cheryl Pruitt, superintendent of the Gary Community School Corporation, in the second installment of our StateImpact series, "Community of Opportunity."

December 28, 2015

 

Gary, Indiana (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

StateImpact Special: The State of Education In Gary, Indiana

All this week, StateImpact will bring you stories from inside the Gary Community School Corporation – a district many agree is in need of repair.

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